F. Scott Fitzgerald Essay Examples

This Side of Paradise by Scott Fitzgerald

This Side of Paradise by Scott Fitzgerald describes a man’s pursuit of happiness in the early 1900s. Amory Blaine was a wealthy and handsome student from Princeton University (“This Side of Paradise,”). He was a man of arrogance, but maintained his opinions honestly. Amory was the main archetypal character that Fitzgerald portrayed. Amory was man… View Article

Gatsby Automobile Essay

There are many different themes, images, and symbols in Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby that render great importance to the development of the story. One particular image and symbol seen throughout Fitzgerald’s novel that acts as a major contributor to the plot is the automobile. The image of the automobile can be seen… View Article

The Great Gatsby written by Scott Fitzgerald

In the novel The Great Gatsby written by Scott Fitzgerald, Gatsby seems to be misusing the past in order to enliven the present. The book is set in the early twenties after World War 1 when many writers were losing faith in America. I think that Nick is more of a candidate of the “Lost… View Article

Winter Dreams

Human desires can be very uncontrollable once we have found what we want in life. Sometimes what we desire may not be a benefit to us nor does it alleviate even after trying to fulfill it. The greed in people restrain our feelings of satisfaction with what we already have, but rather reminds us of… View Article

Imperfect Reality, Unattainable Dream

A dream creates ideal circumstances which are not ideal in reality. Reality instigates the destruction of the ideal and therefore encourages one to fantasize about that which is unattainable in actuality. In one’s imperfect reality, a dream is unattainable; thus, one may often compromise or modify his dream in order for it to match or… View Article

F. Scott Fitzgerald and Gatsby

“It is invariably saddening to look through new eyes at things upon which you have expended your own powers of adjustment.”( F.Scott Fitzgerald 104) – Nick talks about how he looks at life with a new perspective and tries to abandoned “the West Egg” concept of “a world complete in itself, with its own standards… View Article

The Jazz Age

The Jazz Age was the period during the 1920’s ( ending with the great depression) when jazz music and dance became popular. The birth of jazz music is often credited to the African americans but expanded and over time was modified to become socially acceptale to middle-class white americans. Jazz music really came into its… View Article

Is Gatsby’s Dream Defeated by Nothing More Than Time Itself?

Top of Form F.Scott Fitzgerald have set up in his novel “The Great Gatsby” the different views of how “ultimately, Gatsby’s dream is defeated by nothing more nor less than Time itself.”, such as Gatsby’s inability to diffrentiate between reality and illusion and his build-up of unrealistic dreams. However, there are also other ways in… View Article

Examples of Post Modernism in Play and Worker Drone

In any situation foreign to the character, anything and everything will be done to try to make sense of ones surroundings. The importance of identifying the type of the movies shown in “Worker Drone” by Raju, S. (2010) and “Play” by Kaplan and Zimmerman (2010) are vital to the understanding of not only the plot,… View Article

Great Gatsby

In the beginning of Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, Nick doesn’t care too much for Gatsby, but later Nick begins to like Gatsby, and by the end, Nick and Gatsby become best friends. It is sort of weird how their relationship develops, and the reason it develops. Nick and Gatsby seem to be two totally different… View Article

The Ship that Never Reaches Shore

“Ships at a distance have every man’s wish on board. For some they come in with the tide. For others they sail forever on the horizon, never out of sight, never landing until the Watcher turns his eyes away in resignation, his dreams mocked to death by Time” (Hurston). Men long for things they do… View Article

American literature

Instructor Information Instructor: Mrs. Katy Kownacki Office: Online! Office Hours: immediately following class sessions. Office Telephone: (571)344-3234 E-mail: [email protected] edu Course Description The eleventh-grade student will be able to make and analyze informative and persuasive oral presentations, with attention to the accuracy of evidence and the effectiveness of delivery. An examination of how media influences… View Article

Huck Finn Comparison Essay

The great American novel “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain is about a white southern raised child named Huck Finn and a runaway slave, Jim, running away together. This novel is similar in ways to that of the novel “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, which is about “the fabulously wealthy Jay… View Article

The American Dream as portrayed in “Great Gatsby”

The American dream is interwoven and deeply embedded in every fabric of American life. It has also been the focal point of many novels in American literature. This dream, as seen in “The Great Gatsby”, is associated with rugged individualism, generous enthusiasm and idealism in the pursuit of success. Dating back to our puritan heritage,… View Article

The American Dream

To achieve higher expectations of success than the previous generations, and accomplishing what hasn’t already been accomplished, can be considered the overall American Dream. Generally, every child wants to surpass the achievements of their parents as a natural act of competition and personal satisfaction. Throughout The Great Gatsby, The Grapes of Wrath, and Death of… View Article