Following his success in The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald found inspiration in his life of luxury, alcohol, and a mentally deteriorating wife, and this inspiration soon erupted into his fourth novel. Born to mixed reviews, Tender is the Night was often referred to as being too frivolous, and why shouldn't it be? Following The Great Depression, a novel whose setting is in the grand French Riviera and centered around the extravagant lifestyle of a seemingly perfect couple seems to only rub salt in the wounds of American hearts. However, it is in this frivolity that the novel truly shines. F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel, Tender is the Night, uses the pinnacle of society to highlight human fragility in even the most soundest of structures.
Scott soon realized that he was an alcoholic and he had lost most of his money, so Scott signed a movie contract, however in the end Zelda and Fitzgerald payed the prices of their mistakes and Scott died in December 21, 1940 from having two heart attacks. Even if F. Scott Fitzgerald has made big mistakes he was still admired for expressing deeply into the stories and novels he wrote, although he wrote about life lessons he didn’t follow them making people wonder. People are fascinated by his marvelous literary language after World War II especially when his last book went unfinished of his death. For Fitzgerald’s literary language, it was just as great as Shakespeare, many people theorize so much over F. Scott Fitzgerald and his bestselling
The Great Gatsby is a story about a man, who climbed his way up to the top with sheer determination and a girl who had an abusive cheating husband whom she did not really love. It is told by a man who is relatively poor, lives next to Jay Gatsby and is a cousin of Daisy’s. The newest movie is quite similar to the book but there are some differences. In the book, there is much more ‘space’ left for the description of the scenes. They appear more lively, more colourful, even when written to be ‘bland, grey, unmoving’ unlike the movie which, to no surprise, expressed the greyness much more.
With his magnificent speeches, charisma, and brilliant, bold strategic decisions, he earned himself a name as indelible as a man’s name can be during his time. When Churchill lost the next elections, most people expressed surprise. These outcomes, however, proved to be best, for when Churchill returned to premiership twice in the 1950s he proved a generally ineffective leader. Despite his ineffectiveness during the fifties, Winston Churchill is considered one of the most important and respected historical figures of the twentieth century. His persistence and boldness helped make the world today the world it is.
Romanticism Synthesis Essay Washington Irving was a brilliant writer who was able to describe Romanticism aspects in his stories such as greed, the supernatural and personal freedom. These included the works of “The devil and Tom Walker” and “Rip Van Winkle”. The first story including a tale about a man who trades his soul to the devil so that he can become rich and successful. This shows great greed without the thought of consequence. The second tale is about an old man who was put to sleep for 20 years, after his years of slumber he wakes to the town he once knew completely changed and the man's friends gone.
In the Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Nick Caraway, the protagonist from whose perspective the entire book is set, almost always exhibits radically negative views on other characters and their actions. One person, however, who is “exempt from [his] reaction – [is] Gatsby” (1.4). Nick almost enamors Gatsby. The reason for Nick’s exception of and affection for Gatsby lies largely in Nick himself. Set during the Roaring Twenties, the time when young millionaires were drowning in their wealth and living a careless, lavish life in a city that Nick describes as being filled with: “wild promise of all the mystery and the beauty in the world" (4.68) Nick can’t help but have a feeling that he is “inside and outside at the same time”.
He was mainly alone for most off his life. This loneliness caused him to become an ardent reader, and tried his hand at creative writing. Throughout his life, Lewis had written many novels. During the era of the roaring Twenties, Lewis wrote one of his most famous novel, Babbitt. Babbitt was very successful for its e According to Anna Katona, Lewis “selected the most important issues of American life.” Lewis wanted to capture the changing face of American society and business in Babbitt.
The Great Gatsby the novel was written by F.Scott Fitzgerald. It was published in 1925 and is based around the 1920’s and is about a mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and the love he had for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan. The main idea in the text was the relationships, specially the relationship between Gatsby, Daisy and her husband Tom. This relationship formed a love triangle as Gatsby loved Daisy very much and Daisy was conflicted between her husband Tom and ex-boyfriend Gatsby. Tom and Gatsby made Daisy very confused about who she wanted to be with.
His best known plays include 'All My Sons, ' 'A View from the Bridge, ' 'The Crucible ' and the Pulitzer Prize-winning 'Death of a Salesman. '” Arthur Miller’s family were very successful, however lost pretty much everything when the stock market crashed in 1929. When he knew he had to attend college, he wrote his first play ‘No
Victor makes elixirs and potions recommended by Polidori, and they garner much attention from his friends due to their fantastic properties, but when Victor’s elixir is put down by his brother, his pride is hurt. Victor’s need to be the centre of attention and his need to be better than his brother prove that he did not have good