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F. Scott Fitzgerald - This Side of Paradise (1920)

This Side of Paradise was Fitzgerald’s very first novel, and somewhat aptly is a coming to age story of development and self-knowledge after university. Part one of the book traces Amory Blaine’s life through college in St Regis and university in Princeton. 815 more words



Great intelligence, great beauty, great wit,
and a gift for finding yourself alone.
In a crowded room, you shine –shine! – and sit,
nursing one for now, and one for the road. 22 more words


The Most Important Thing You Need to Be a Writer

J.K. Rowling:

The most important thing is to read as much as you can, like I did. It will give you an understanding of what makes good writing and it will enlarge your vocabulary. 692 more words


sweet spring

“There’s so much spring in the air- there’s so much lazy sweetness in your heart.”

– F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise


Book Musings: This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald

I finished reading This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald, totally for school, like who does that kind of stuff for fun? (Lol jk, me. 668 more words


Heroes Never Rust #91: Sentimentality

Heroes Never Rust #91 by Sean Ironman

Watchmen: Sentimentality

Watchmen presents a bleak world. Superheroes are no the superheroes many people are familiar with. The world, or at least a great deal of the world, seems to hate the vigilantes. 1,244 more words

Heroes Never Rust

“HE: (Suddenly) I don’t want to fall in love with you——
SHE: (Raising her eyebrows) Nobody asked you to.”

and then…

They slipped briskly into an intimacy from which they never recovered.”

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