Fitzgerald and his wife, Zelda, both carried on this lifestyle until Zelda went mad and was placed in a mental institution. After Fitzgerald wrote The Great Gatsby, he did not have anymore success. This caused more depression in Fitzgerald 's life, resulting in more drinking. This eventually led to Fitzgerald’s death at age 44, from a heart
Timothy Shay Arthur’s “Ten Nights in a Bar-Room” is a novel filled with unfortunate events that change the lives of many families. It illustrates the lives of a few men, who were once proper gentlemen, but transformed into undesirable people due to intemperance. Their stories demonstrate how destructive alcohol was to their lives, not only for them, but for their families as well. One of the characters that immediately caught my attention was Joe Morgan. Joe went from being an enviable father and husband, and even Mr. Slade’s former business partner, to the town drunk and an absent father.
He had lost a lot of money due to a very bad investment. He was 38 years old and couldn’t find a job. Finally all of the problems had affected his marriage. He cried for three to four hours saying that he couldn’t make his wife happy. On May 4, 2004, David left his parents’ house for the last time and took a shot gun with him.
After the performance he finds one of his employees Leland drunk at a typewriter writing a negative review on Susan, Kane finished the article and ran it throughout all of his papers, Eventually leading up to Susan’s suicide attempt and then leading her to give up on her singing career. After these sequence of events it shows the audience how another one of Kane’s attempts to be successful and loved through his young new wife has failed and takes a toll on Kane emotionally as he begins to hit the later part of his
A series of unfortunate events, is what led to Blanche Dubois’ downfall. Blanche’s actions in response to her husband’s suicide and losing her house caused her to be viewed as a pretentious prostitute in the town she lived in. Blanche tries to start a new life in New Orleans but is never able to get away from her terrible past and only keeps encountering problems. Blanche Dubois’ downfall was caused by her husband 's suicide, losing her house and job, and finally when Stanley exposes her. One of the main reasons that led to Blanche’s downfall was due to her husband’s suicide.
London, behind the words and persona the public saw, was an abusive alcoholic with profound health problems. “By his death at age forty on November 22, 1916, Jack had been plagued for years by a vast number of health problems, including stomach disturbances, ravaging uremia, and failing kidneys. His death certificate states that he died of uremic poisoning” (Wilson, Margie, and Mike Wilson). Writing seemed to not only be a gift of London’s but an outlet for his evident mortality; this inevitable mortality was a recurring theme in his literature. Jack London would define success as overcoming hardships and using those experiences to create works and ideas to inspire the public.
He was later adopted in 1811 by a couple who did not even want him. Some would say his talent was molded from the tragic events throughout his life, which lead him to write. Poe was an American poet and writer whose work still lingers in many individuals’ imagination. He was very somber in many of his poems and when writing. Throughout his life, he had bad luck and heartaches that continued till his death in 1849.
Blanche, which is Stella 's older sister, arrives in New Orleans as a broken, arrogant, sensitive, and an obvious crumbling figure. Blanche was once married and very much in love with a young man who seemed to be very tortured. He committed suicide after she discovered that he was a homosexual man, and ever since suffering from regret and guilt! Blanche watched as her parents and relatives passed away. She had to endure many hard trials including watching foreclosure fall on their family estate!
Emily Dickinson is a depressed romantic. She falls in love with men she cannot have and her family constantly revised her poems; making them lose their meanings. In “Tell all the Truth but tell it slant” she says “The Truth must dazzle gradually or every man be blind-” (1,7-8). Dickinson has had her heart broken so many times by men and it was always delivered quickly and cruelly. Dickinson might have felt that if it was broken to her more gently and kindly she might not feel this way and feel so blindsided by her unrequited love.
Imagine a life where everything you ever wanted was yours. F. Scott Fitzgerald a man who was born in St. Paul, Minnesota (F. Scott Fitzgerald) didn’t really have everything especially since he lived Minnesota a place that is very similar too North Dakota. The Great Gatsby was one of Fitzgerald’s biggest books that made him famous. The story is narrated by Nick Carraway who served in World War I and is now trying to learn about the bond business. He moves to west egg a very rich area in Long Island and is now stuck with a big mess.
Alexandra had a wicked temper, and Donald was an abusive alcoholic who constantly stole money from the Hamilton Street Railway revenues. Growing up, Evelyn didn 't have very many friends and was quite lonely. In her teenage years, her mother encouraged her to seduce wealthy, older men using her good looks and charm. Vvv n 1942, Evelyn
“He would be docile for days or months, then the pain would boil over and some minor transgression would humiliate him,” Cullen writes (Cullen 126). As Dylan grew up, his head was bursting with “ideas, sounds, and impressions” (Cullen 173). Dylan felt as if no one understood him and this led him to be depressed. Suicide began consuming him on a daily basis. On March 31 1997, Dylan got drunk and began a journal he titled “Existences: A Virtual Book.” This journal is the main source that was used by experts to profile the killer.