Everything you need to understand or teach The Pat Hobby Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Pat Hobby was once a successful writer in Hollywood when movies were silent. However, once movies had sound, Pat could not write the kind of dialogue or plot that these scripts required. Pat lost his great house, his swimming pool, his wives, and began drinking and gambling away the small amount of money he manages to make fixing other writer's scripts. Everyone at the studio knows that Pat can no longer write the way he once did, but many of the executives are fond of Pat and find his many schemes to get work amusing. As a result, many of these executives will hire Pat for just about any reason they can come up with.
Pat is lazy. Pat does not like to work even when he has a job. Pat will often take someone else's script, change the syntax of a sentence, and...
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