The Great Gatsby Essay | F. Scott Fitzgerald and His Complex, Descriptive Writing Style

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F. Scott Fitzgerald and His Complex, Descriptive Writing Style

Summary: One of the most well-known authors of the Jazz Age, F. Scott Fitzgerald based his fictitious writings on his own wild, tragic life experiences and struggles. His most renowned work, The Great Gatsby, reveals more than what appears on the surface; in it, Fitzgerald exposed what he saw as the flaws of the "American Dream" and how it led to self-indulgence, greed, and ultimately disillusionment and self-destruction.
F. Scott Fitzgerald is one of the most well-known authors of the Jazz Age. Ironically, his fictitious writings were actually reality-based and reveal some of Fitzgerald's own struggles. He loved and hated the "American Dream" because its ideal surrealism led to much self-indulgence and greed. A unique writer, his most renowned work is The Great Gatsby, which reveals a little bit more than what is on the surface.

Fitzgerald lived a wild and tragic lifestyle amidst the Roaring Twenties. After publishing his first novel, This Side of Paradise, Fitzgerald won instant fame. The main character in the story, Amory Blaine, is a Princeton man just as Fitzgerald was. Through Amory Blaine, "Fitzgerald romanticized his college years and transformed them into fiction" (Teisch, F. Scott Fitzgerald). His complex, descriptive writing style is widely based on his own life and life experiences. Living...

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