Babylon Revisited Essay | F. S. Fitzgerald's Fighting the Past and Self-loathing in "babylon Revisited"

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F. S. Fitzgerald's Fighting the Past and Self-loathing in "babylon Revisited"

Summary: FS Fitzgerald's "Babylon Revisited" portrays the main character Charlie with a strong correllation with Fitzgerald. The bond between Fitzgerald and Charlie Wales is not as shallow as the contempt that Fitzgerald holds for the life that both he and Charlie experienced: both Charlie and Fitzgerald experience financial success, suffering marriages, and alcoholism.
F. S. Fitzgerald's Fighting the Past and Self-Loathing in "Babylon Revisited"

Franklin Scott Fitzgerald's life as a writer in the 1920's shaped the stories that he created. Much of the content of many of his tales correlates with his private life with his wife Zelda, his trouble with alcohol, and their lives in Europe. Fitzgerald wrote the story "Babylon Revisited" - perhaps his most widely read story - in December of 1930, and then it was published in February of 1931 in The Saturday Evening Post. Mathew J. Bruccoli writes in "A Brief Life of F. Scott Fitzgerald" that "The dominant influences on F. Scott Fitzgerald were aspiration...Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, and alcohol," and each of these influences are painfully visible in "Babylon Revisited." Charlie Wales, the main character in "Babylon Revisited," is obviously an image of Fitzgerald and...

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