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Critiquing F. Scott Fitzgerald

Summary: Critiques some of F. Scott Fitzgerald's mos famous works, including "The Great Gatsby", "The Sensible Thing," and "Myra Meets his Family." Focuses on the women in each story and their belief that money brings happiness. Compares common themes and symbols.
A woman letting a man know that he needs to be wealthy in order for their relationship to work is not only harsh but in fact preposterous. Having a wealthy man to live the rest of their lives with was what women in stories such as The Great Gatsby, "The Sensible Thing", and "Myra Meets his Family" wanted. The women in these stories believed that wealth meant having happiness and all the other things sought in life. Love was absolutely no concern at all to them, and if living with a wealthy man meant having no love, then so be it. Money, in fact, was thought as having some magical power to the women that could make their troubles go away and keep their lives fulfilled. On the contrary though, money is just something for a woman to hide behind love. In Fitzgerald's stories, the woman...

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