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Daisy's Green Light
* promise (spring)
new beginning
Gatsby's dream that is far away and unreachable
Valley of Ashes
death and destruction
Nick
jaded
experience tasks toll on Nick
reader is not certain of who Nick really is
Nick cont.
Nick was raised not to judge people but this opionion was ruined after he came back from the East
Fitzgerald's father
Was a wicker funiture maker
1911-1913
Goes to Newman School, a Catholic prep school in New Jersey
Fitzgerald quit his job in July 1919 and returned
to St. Paul to rewrite his novel as This Side of Paradise
After a riotous summer in Westport, Connecticut, the Fitzgeralds took an apartment in New York City;
riotous summer in Westport, Connecticut, the Fitzgeralds took an apartment in New York City; there he wrote his second novel, The Beautiful and Damned
Fitzgeralds expected to become affluent from his play, The Vegetable.
In the fall of 1922 they moved to Great Neck, Long Island, in order to be near Broadway
Paris Fitzgerald met Ernest Hemingwayòthen unknown outside the expatriate literary circleòwith whom he formed a friendship
based largely on his admiration for Hemingway’s personality and genius.
Fitzgerald rented “Ellerslie,”
a mansion near Wilmington, Delaware, in the spring of 1927
Fitzgerald wrote in 1936. Ill, drunk, in debt, and unable to write commercial stories,
Fitzgerald wrote in 1936. Ill, drunk, in debt, and unable to write commercial stories, he lived in hotels in the region near Asheville, North Carolina,
Fitzgerald went to Hollywood alone in the summer of 1937 with a
six-month Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer screenwriting contract at $1,000 a week
The $91,000 he earned from MGM was a great deal of money during the late Depression years when a new Chevrolet coupe cost $619
but although Fitzgerald paid off most of his debts
Fitzgerald worked as a freelance script writer
and wrote short-short stories for Esquire