The upbringing and literary works of f scott fitzgerald

There were frequent domestic rows, usually triggered by drinking bouts. Scott Fitzgerald died believing himself a failure.

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It tells of his personal relationships as his health declines with various doctors, personal assistants, and a Hollywood actress who is his lover.

Paul in to live off of his mother's inheritance. As the two were leaving the Pantages TheaterFitzgerald experienced a dizzy spell and had trouble walking; upset, he said to Graham, "They think I am drunk, don't they?

Washington D. The novel was published in to glowing reviews. Even the leitmotif of romantic warfare is illustrative, suggesting how the Great War militarized everyday interaction—including the battle between the sexes.

F scott fitzgerald facts

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was born in St. However, Fitzgerald's writing came at the expense of his coursework. Fitzgerald moved home to his parents to work on The Romantic Egoist. New York: Harry N. Barks eds. The starlet became a temporary muse for the author and he rewrote Rosemary Hoyt, one of the central characters in Tender is the Night—who had been a male in earlier drafts—to closely mirror her. Upon his discharge he moved to New York City hoping to launch a career in advertising that would be lucrative enough to persuade Zelda to marry him. Fitzgerald was instead buried at Rockville Union Cemetery. Fitzgerald died believing himself a failure, since none of his works received more than modest commercial or critical success during his lifetime.

Fitzgerald endeavored to earn a solid literary reputation, but his playboy image impeded the proper assessment of his work. The Last Tycoon remained unfinished at the time of his December 21,death, however. Occasionally he went east to visit Zelda or his daughter Scottie, who entered Vassar College in

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