The Baby Party Summary
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Everything you need to understand or teach The Baby Party by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

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The Baby Party Overview

In F. Scott Fitzgerald's short story "The Baby Party," Edith Andros takes her daughter, Ede, to the Markey family's home for their son Billy's party. The afternoon passes peacefully, until Ede becomes jealous and pushes Billy. The toddlers' confrontation incites a dramatic and senseless argument between the mothers, followed by a brawl between the fathers. Throughout this third person narrative, the Andros and Markey couples struggle to balance their uninhibited emotions with their desire for social order. The story explores themes including performance and disruption.

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