The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Essay

1801 Words May 11th, 2015 8 Pages
A lot of times, books are somehow related to the Author’s life or experiences. It makes a book seem more genuine if it is somehow related to something or someone. It is easier to see the bigger picture if you can get a visual of what is happening. The Great Gatsby is a fabulous example of this. It is true that the life of the Fitzgeralds is pretty close to the life of the Buchanan’s. In The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the lives of Tom and Daisy were similar to the lavish lifestyle that the Fitzgeralds lead, which shows how the book is based off of the life of the author. The Fitzgeralds lived a life similar to what we see on Keeping up with Kardashians. They basically did whatever they wanted to do, never got punished for it, and had no thought about how it would affect the people around them. About one year after Fitzgerald wrote his first successful novel, This Side of Paradise, he married Zelda Sayre. She at first wouldn’t marry him because he didn’t have much money or success. When he asked her to marry him the first time, she cut off the marriage (Hodon). But after his fame soared after his new successful novel, she gladly agreed to go at it again. At the age of 18, Zelda and Fitzgerald were officially married. With all of the success that Fitzgerald was finding with his books, they went and celebrated their fame and fortune (Willett). In the middle of New York, it was not hard to find a party to go to. There was a party on nearly every street in the city,…

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