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The Lost Fitzgerald

Summary: Many similarities exist between F. Scott Fitzgerald and his character Jay Gatsby in Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby. Both Fitzgerald and Gatsby were lonely men living the romantic, party-filled life of "The Lost Generation," and their irresponsibility led to the premature downfalls of both.
After World War I, there were many young adults that dove into a time of romantic ideals. They belonged to a life of partying, booze, and jazz. They wandered from place to place, country to country just going from one party to another. These Americans born in the 1890's were known as "The Lost Generation." The author of the book, The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald was similar to a key character in the novel, Gatsby because they were both engaged in this romantic lifestyle.

Fitzgerald wrote about a fellow named Jay Gatsby. Fitzgerald made his character to be a lonely bachelor that fell in love with a wealthy socialite named Daisy. Daisy and Gatsby were crazy about each other. Daisy, however, was a wealthy southern girl while Gatsby did not have money. So, Daisy broke it off with Gatsby. Gatsby then went to the war. When...

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