There is a quote from an anonymous speaker that says, “It takes a couple seconds to say Hello, but forever to say Goodbye.” This quote can be related to the fictional characters, Jay Gatsby and Dexter Green. Both were men who met an extraordinary woman and could never seem to let her go. These are characters from the book The Great Gatsby, and the short story Winter Dreams, written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The Great Gatsby is one of the greatest novels to come out of the Jazz Age in the 1920s. The two stories have similar plots.
The topic of his works was not limited and included psychology, religion, marriage, crime, politics and even the supernatural. This is also the reason why many great intellectual leaders gave attention to him and asked for his advice. Moll Flanders is considered to be one of the first few novels in literature. Moll Flanders or commonly known as The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders Who was born in Newgate is a novel written by Daniel Defoe who is also known for the novel Robinson Crusoe. One thing that we easily learn about her from her memos is that she lived for around seventy years.
Garyn G. Roberts wrote in his report over King “King is an avid student of those who preceded him in this field” (Coddon 83). He also said “Movies like Dark Council and the October Country provides a harvest of dark fantasy and weird fiction which he's been imitated and emulated in his work”. He also believes “The Shining” is his first haunted house book (Coddon 86). Stephen King is one of our generations best and most popular novelist. He has been writing all of his life it was his destiny that brought him to the writing world.
He was born in Wales and his parents were of Norwegian. Dahl severed in the Royal Air Force during World War 2 in which he became a flying ace and an intelligence officer, rising to the rank of an wing commander. His career as an writer rose in the 1940’s with his great work for both children as well as adults and was known as one of the world’s best author’s as his work become best sellers .He has been referred to as a “one of the greatest storytellers for children of the 20th century”. Among all his awards that got for his contribution to literature, he received the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement in 1983 and Children’s author of the year from British Book Awards in 1990 . In 2008 The Times came out with a list of “The 50 greatest British writers since 1945” amongst which he was placed on the 16th rank.
I read this book not only because it was on a required reading list for one of my school classes, but also because it had been recommended to me by a friend a while ago. The book was an instant best-seller and was also one of the first mass-produced books in America. It's considered to be Hawthorne's masterwork. The main characters are the center of a story; they make the key decisions and experience the consequences of those decisions. Throughout America's bestselling writer, Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel The Scarlet Letter, we learn about the fascinating main characters.
He moves to west egg a very rich area in Long Island and is now stuck with a big mess. His cousin Daisy Buchanan is married to Tom Buchanan who is a very wealthy/powerful man, but there is sill a love between Daisy and Gatsby. Many people find The Great Gatsby an amazing book and that is because Fitzgerald writes in such uniqueness and creativity within his charachters, setting, and theme.. Additionally, F. Scott Fitzgerald is quite an interesting man he was a college dropout, a
Many people may not recognize the name Samuel Langhorne Clemens; however, chances are he is quite well known as “America’s favorite writer,” (USA Today) Mark Twain. For many years his classic novels, including The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer were taught widely in high schools and universities as coming-of-age stories and to tell what life was like on the Mississippi. Unfortunately, because of the language of the time, “Huck’s frequent use of the n-word – 214 times by one count – has prompted parents and educators to question its use in classrooms and libraries. The American Library Association reports that Hucklberry Finn was the 14th most challenged book in the past decade” (USA Today).
F. Scott Fitzgerald was born on September 24th, 1896. His mother, Mary McQuillan, came from an Irish-Catholic family that had owned a wholesale grocers store and had much wealth. His father, Edward Fitzgerald owned a furniture store in St. Paul, after failing, he became a salesman for Procter and Gamble in Buffalo, New York after losing that job in 1908, F. Scott Fitzgerald and his family moved back to St. Paul and lived off his mother’s inheritance. F. Scott Fitzgerald 's childhood mostly took place in Buffalo New York. His parents both being catholic sent him to two different catholic schools.
One of the most famous fictional novel is The Great Gatsby written by the author F. Scott Fitzgerald. The Great Gatsby is a 1925 novel where the people are living in the fictional town West and East Egg on Long Island. The characters in the novel are Jay Gatsby, Nick Carraway, Tom Buchanan, Daisy Buchanan and many more interesting characters. F. Scott Fitzgerald was born on 24 September 1896 in St Paul Minnesota and married to Zelda in 1920. Fitzgerald’s life was Zelda and writing books until he died in 1940.