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Was born Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald
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Was born in St. Paul Minnesota
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Born into a family with high social aspirations, but little money.
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Entered Princeton University in 1913.
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"This Side of Paradise" (1920)
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Was in the army
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Married Zelda Sayre- a southern belle
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Travelled in NY and Europe
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Spent his money recklessly
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"The Great Gatsby" (1925)
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The Novel emphasized Fitzgeralds love for wealth.
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Was writing a novel "The Last Tycoon" when he died of a heart attack in 1940.
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Zelda had mental illnesses
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He produced short stories
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He publshed "Tender is the Night" (1934)
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"Tender is the Night" reflects Fitzgerald's growing awarenedd of the tradgedy that can result from an obsession with wealth and social status.
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Was writing a novel "The Last Tycoon" when he died of a heart attack in 1940.
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He publshed "Tender is the Night" (1934)
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Born on September 24, 1896.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
Both of Fitzgerald's parents were Catholic.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
During 1911-1913 he attended the Newman School, a Catholic prep school in New Jersey, where he met Father Sigourney Fay, who encouraged his ambitions for personal distinction and achievement.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
Frances Scott (Scottie) Fitzgerald, who was born in October 1921.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
Fitzgerald was an alcoholic, but he always wrote sober.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
Zelda had an affair with a French avaitor.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
In 1928, Zelda decided to become a ballerina.
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F. Scott Fitzgerald died believing himself a failure.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
By 1960, he had achieved a secure place among America's writers.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
Winter Dreams was Fitzgerald's rough draft for The Great Gatsby.
Mrs. Pfenning
Zelda was 48 when she died
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/fsfitzg.htm
Fitzgerald's ancestry was Southern and Irish descent
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He was given 3 names like Francis Scott Key, the writer of the star spangled banner, to whom Fitzgerald was distantly related.
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Fitzgerald began writing at St. Paul Academy.
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/fsfitzg.htm
He left his studies in 1917 because of his poor academic records, and took up a commission in the US Army.
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/fsfitzg.htm
His first writing to appear in print was a detective story in the school newspaper when he was thirteen.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
Between 1911-1913 he attended Newman School, a Catholic prep school in New Jersey.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
After joining the army he was promoted to luitenant.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
The Saturday Evening Post became Fitzgerald’s best story market, and he was regarded as a “Post writer.”
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940) is best known for his novels and short stories which chronicle the excesses of America's 'Jazz Age' during the 1920s
http://www.online-literature.com/fitzgerald/
Zelda was 48 when she died
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/fsfitzg.htm
Fitzgerald's ancestry was Southern and Irish descent
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/fsfitzg.htm
He was given 3 names like Francis Scott Key, the writer of the star spangled banner, to whom Fitzgerald was distantly related.
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/fsfitzg.htm
Fitzgerald began writing at St. Paul Academy.
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/fsfitzg.htm
He left his studies in 1917 because of his poor academic records, and took up a commission in the US Army.
http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/fsfitzg.htm
F. Scott Fitzgerald's masterpiece, The Great Gatsby, is thought by many to be the definitive novel of the 1920s.
http://www.natick.k12.ma.us/schools/nhs/departments/english/hagemeister/fitz_webquest/Fitzgerald.html
Here he mingled with the monied classes from the Eastern Seaboard who so obsessed him for the rest of his life.
http://www.natick.k12.ma.us/schools/nhs/departments/english/hagemeister/fitz_webquest/Fitzgerald.html
This fascinating era, know also as the Roaring Twenties or the Jazz Age, was a time of great social, economic, and cultural change in America, all of which is reflected throughout the novel through by a number of parties, both large and small.
http://www.natick.k12.ma.us/schools/nhs/departments/english/hagemeister/fitz_webquest/Fitzgerald.html
His father, Edward, was from Maryland, with an allegiance to the Old South and its values.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
Fitzgerald’s mother, Mary (Mollie) McQuillan, was the daughter of an Irish immigrant who became wealthy as a wholesale grocer in St. Paul.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
The family was Catholic.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
Edward Fitzgerald failed as a manufacturer of wicker furniture in St. Paul, he became a salesman for Procter & Gamble in upstate New York.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
After Fitzgerald's father was dismissed in 1908, when his son was twelve, the family returned to St. Paul and lived comfortably on Mollie Fitzgerald’s inheritance.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
Fitzgerald's forst writing to appear in print was when he was 13.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
Father Sigourney Fay. encouraged Fitzgerald to persue his writing career.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
Fitzgerald was a member of the Princeton clas of 1917, but he often neglected his studies for his literary apprenticeship.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
Wrote the scripts and lyrics for the Princeton Triangle Club musicals and was a contributor to the Princeton Tiger humor magazine and the Nassau Literary Magazine.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
Fitzgerald was put on academic probation until graduation
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
While on probation he was commissoned as 2nd Luitenant in the army
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
June 1918, Fitzgerald was assigned to camp Sheridan in Montgomery Alabama
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
At Camp Sheridan he met Zelda Sayre and fell in love with her
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
Zelda was the youngest daughter of an Alabama Supreme Court Justice
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She didn't want to marry Fitzgerald because he didn't have money.
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The war ended as Fitzgerald was about to be sent overseas
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
In 1919, he went to New York City to seek his fortune in order to marry Zelda.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
Zelda didn't want to wait while Fitzgerald made his fortune so she broke off the engagement.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
This Side of Paradise- 1919
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
Career aspirations and love dissappointments of Amory Blaine
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
This Side of Paradise- portrays Zelda and Fitzgerald
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Fitzgerlad was published in the Saturday Evening Post and became regarded as a "Post" writer
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
After This Side of Paradise was published Fitzgerald became famous overnight.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
Zelda married him a week later
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
Zelda became pregnant on their 1st trip to Europe in 1921
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Fitzgerald wrote his way out of debt with short stories
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
Fitzgerald was an alcoholic, but claims he always wrote sober.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
Fitzgerlad and Zelda often had fights, which were usually brought upon by their drinking.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
He wrote The Great Gatsby during the summer and fall in Valescure near St. Raphael, but their marriage was damaged by Zelda’s involvement with a French naval aviator.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html
Sales of The Great Gatsby were disappointing, but play and movie rights brought in additional income.
http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/biography.html