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“That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you’re not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.”  -  F. Scott Fitzgerald



Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald

I’m going to sound like a bit of a philistine now and say that I actually saw Baz Lurhman’s film version of The Great Gatsby before I read the novel, one of the most highly regarded pieces of literature of, well, all time I think, I don’t feel good about that fact but, perversely, it may have helped me enjoy the book more. 317 more words


The Great Gatsby: The Great American Dream

One of the only flaws I saw people picking up from The Great Gatsby is the exaggerated love story centering the novel.Exaggerated to some of us?Perhaps.Exaggerated to F.Scott Fitzgerald? 607 more words


Gloria Gilbert's Love Letter to Anthony Patch

Miserable, lonesome as a forgotten child, she sat in the quiet apartment and wrote him a letter full of confused sentiment:

. . . I can almost look down the tracks and see you going but without you, dearest, dearest, I can’t see or hear or feel or think. 460 more words


The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald

  •  He felt that if he had a love he would have hung her picture just facing the tub so that, lost in the soothing steamings of the hot water, he might lie and look up at her and muse warmly and sensuously on her beauty.
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The Great (And Baffling) Gatsby

Apologies for my lateness in jumping on the bandwagon, but I’ve just finished experiencing F Scott Fitzgerald’s widely celebrated world of The Great Gatsby. After a pen pal of mine sent me the copy of a book as a Christmas gift, I finally got around to reading it – then, inevitably, watching Baz Luhrmann’s 2013 version of it, too. 868 more words