Romantic Criticism In Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

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F. Scott Fitzgerald’s most famous book, The Great Gatsby, grasped the people’s attention and drew them in to love this book. Throughout the book, Fitzgerald goes in depth about the differences between the rich and poor, and with confidence expresses his attitude toward wealth and class. Also, he brings in Romantic fantasy, which involves several affairs and possibly a summer fling between two of his characters. Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, on September 24, 1896. He was the third child in the family and also the only son of Edward Fitzgerald and his mother Mary. In 1925, Fitzgerald published The Great Gatsby and after its publication it became a huge success but for him he financial suffered. His life became a disaster and he started to drink a lot more heavily than he used to. The Great Gatsby, was a success in its time because of its intriguing detail of the idea of Romantic fantasy and the comparison of the wealthy to the poor. Everyone must of doubted F. Scott Fitzgerald because in the Proquest document it states, “critics and reviewers were …show more content…
Looking back after reading, it was a good book and myself personally, took a lot out of it. There were many life lessons I learned and got reminded of, that I could work on. It definitely is a great pick for a classic because of the writing style Fitzgerald used. Also, how he connected not with himself, but with the world and its issues and the people. It felt like to them a deeper and bigger meaning than sometimes just reading another book. For how much critics, reviewers and close friends doubted him, he had great success and went far. Fitzgerald went beyond than what most thought, and for a while he did great, until he became a severe drunk. From then on out, he longer was himself and lost his audience and was no longer a

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