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An Unwitting Feminist Attack on F. Scott Fitzgerald's Tender Is The Night by Joe Canuck

This essay was originally entitled, “A Creative Approach to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Tender Is The Night” and written when I was 21, in the summer of 1981 or 33 summers/years ago from today. 2,335 more words

Joe Canuck

A Roaring Success

“Have you read Z: A novel?”

This from my friend who had just read and loved it. I told her that no I hadn’t read it and actually didn’t plan on reading it because I just don’t like reading books set in the 1920s and don’t have the same romantic view of the… 506 more words

Madness, Romanticism & a touch of Sentiment. 

” I’ve to act sane with you, which isn’t really my forte, the thing about most people & situations in life is that they try & control me & my madness which in fact is my guiding light. 344 more words

Inexpressible Feelings

Book #17 of the 2015 reading challenge – This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Read a popular author’s first book.

I love the idea of reading the classics. Books that are taught in school. Intellectual books that are supposed to enlighten you and leave you with something greater than just a story and a few hours of entertainment. 1,128 more words


“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”

“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”

—F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

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The Prompter Room

For Sunday, November 22, 2015:

“Writers aren’t exactly people.  They’re a whole lot of people trying to be one person.”

F. Scott Fitzgerald

If you are, or know anyone who is, a quilter or a fabric artist, you have or know about a stash of fabrics.  249 more words

The Prompter Room

"Life beginning Over Again" Renew!

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” 241 more words