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Francis Scott Fitzgerald Francis Scott Fitzgerald is a famous writer who was born in the 1890’s and became famous during the 1920s, but lived a terrible life after his popularity wore off and The Great Depression hit. Fitzgerald was born on September 24th of 1896, in Saint Paul, California. He had Irish blood in him, but he was born an American. F. Scott Fitzgerald was a writer of his own time, his career followed the pattern of his nation, booming in the 1920s but dying out once The Great Depression hit. His Rhetorical brilliance and ability to express his times has established him as one of the major novelists of the 20th century, although his talents are a mystery (Donald). Fitzgerald grew up more on the poor side, but he and his family traveled a lot because of his dad’s job. Edward Fitzgerald, Francis’s dad, came from tried, old stock with roots in Maryland. Edward got a job that took him and his family to Buffalo and Syracuse, where Fitzgerald spent his first decade of life growing up. Although the company let Edward go later on, so they returned to Saint Paul and after that Edward drank a little more than he should have. Francis loved his father, but could …show more content…
It is also said to be the best American novel of the 20th century. In “The Great Gatsby” there is a man named Jay Gatsby, who is one of the main characters. Gatsby seeks fortune and a long lost love he use to have, the fortune he seeks is to win her back. This dream girl for Gatsby is Daisy Buchanan, wife to a rich man named Tom Buchanan. Daisy and Gatsby meet long before, though during the war, where they both feel madly in love together. Then Gatsby was sent off and Daisy had to go back to her rich, full life leaving Gatsby. Four years later Jay Gatsby and Daisy meet again after Gatsby moves into a house across from hers. The rest of the novel is about Gatsby trying to get back with Daisy

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