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    Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald is a dissolution story full of loss, loneliness and isolation. It is an extremely intricate, thick and detailed book. Tender is the Night is a book about the adult life of a charismatic and personable psychiatrist named Dick Diver and his marriage to his wife Nicole Diver who is also his patient. He meets a young hollywood actress, named Rosemary Hoyt, one summer and has an affair with her. This affair begins his slow decline to his downfall and eventual

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    Fitzgerald’s novel Tender is the Night (1934), has been understood as a study of the corruption of the American Dream through the psychological decline of the novel’s male protagonist, Dick Diver. From the outset, Dick appears a promising psychologist however his success is limited by the social and cultural climate of the 1920s. Milton Stern suggests that ‘the inner focus’ of the novel ‘is the disintegration of the disciplined and creative ‘romantic’ within the ruinous world of the selfish’. Stern’s

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    address similar themes. What similarities of themes did you find in your paired texts, and how are they obvious in the character's behaviour?       Throughout two of F Scott Fitzgerald's books, ‘The Great Gatsby' and ‘Tender is the Night', comparisons can be made between the themes that are dealt with in each book. These themes that are portrayed, include materialism, the corruption of dreams and idealism, which all come under the larger theme of searching for human fulfilment

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    Tender Is the Night Parallels Fitzgerald’s Life Away! Away! for I will fly to thee, Not charioted by Bacchus and his pards, But on the viewless wings of Poesy Though the dull brain perplexes and retards: Already with thee! Tender is the night… -From “Ode to a Nightingale” by John Keats Charles Scribner III in his introduction to the work remarks that “the title evokes the transient, bittersweet, and ultimately tragic nature of Fitzgerald’s ‘Romance’ (as he

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    F. Scott Fitzgerald had many things in his life that influenced his unique and eloquent writing style. He grew up during the roaring twenties, lived through the Great Depression and the Jazz Age, and suffered the effects of alcoholism. Two of his greatest works ¬–The Great Gatsby, a story about a young man pursuing a distant dream to a tragic end, and Tender is The Night, a story of a young woman longing for a relationship with a man that she cannot have– are evidence of the way his life influenced

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    The Tragic Downfall of Promising Psychiatrist Dick Diver The work of F. Scott Fitzgerald The Tender is Night shows us how a character having strong qualities such as education and career may collapse in search of entering into a new world which results in hamartia or a fatal flaw. It is the protagonist young American Doctor Dick Diver’s tragic downfall which attracts many critics attention on the work who is an educated promising psychiatrist and traveling man that shuttles between Vienna and

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    Style of the 1900’s: F. Scott Fitzgerald F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote many books and stories throughout his life. His style of writing was like no other. One of his most famous was "The Great Gatsby" which was about two people representing the two sides of Fitzgerald, Nick Carraway and Jay Gatsby. He also wrote another book “Tender is the Night” which is about his experiences with his wife while she suffered chronic mental breakdowns, most happening out of the blue. Most of his stories and books were

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    The Critiques of F. Scott Fitzgerald F. Scott Fitzgerald once said, “I’ve always looked on criticisms as a sort of envious tribute,”. All authors go through an equal amount of amazing and insulting critiques on each of their works. Some critics think that Fitzgerald’s books like The Great Gatsby, The Diamond as Big as the Ritz and others are absolutely brilliant; other critics have opposite opinions. While some reviewers may find Fitzgerald’s novels and short stories, absurd or “anything but great”

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    extravagant lifestyle to try to maintain a state of luxurious living. Authors from this time period utilized this common practice in their writing. More specifically, F. Scott Fitzgerald utilizes his experiences of a steep collapse after his initial success as an inspiration for his writing. In his novel, Tender

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    Scott Fitzgerald. Within his novel, Tender is the Night, Fitzgerald focuses on a group of Americans in France during the 1920s. The idea of failure of the American Dream can be observed throughout the novel. Protagonist Dick Diver exemplifies the loss of the American Dream. A Yale graduate and promising psychiatrist, “Lucky Dick” appears to hold all of the qualities of the ideal American. On his ascent to the top, he

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