After the success of his first book, Francis started writing short stories for magazines.It paid well and made him even more popular, but many of the well-known and respected literary minds of that time advised him against “selling his soul and stripping his talent” for the shallow and overly popular publications, particularly The Saturday Evening Post. In what sense is The Great Gatsby an autobiographical novel? What does the novel have to say about the condition of the American dream in the 1920s?
When he published his The Beautiful and Damned in 1922, it was still radiating with optimism and glory, yet the tone of the text demonstrated some worries about the fate of those he praised for being beautiful and damned.
His most known book that later turned into an even more popular movie, The Great Gatsby was written in France in 1925.
He studied at the Ivy League school, went to war as a soldier, and then moved to New York in 1922 to study credits and bonds.
He settled in a house in West Egg, a nice place in Long Island that is expensive yet not too well known.
In Tender Is The Night, the reader will see more of psychological observations on human nature.
The Last Tycoon was his attempt to analyze the American power-class and their reality, and it could have overshadowed The Great Gatsby but was never finished to acquire its polished form.Nick Carraway is from a respected and well-off family from the Midwest.At first, we can’t help but wonder whether Nick is the one who wrote The Great Gatsby?It seems like a fairy tale, yet it is a real story. The Great Gatsby author was really a talented and bright man.Moreover, he fiercely believed in himself and was optimistic about his prospects from the very beginning.For just 80 dollars a month he got a nice house and wealthy neighbors, among which was Jay Gatsby.At that time, wealthy people who have made their fortune not so long ago and were keen to show off their prosperity and success inhabited West Egg.Each case like this attracts more and more attention towards the flaws of our culture and the insensible ways our society treats people who are different in one way or another and how we waste the years of our life given to us.At the beginning of the 20th century in between the two World Wars, one of the biggest tragedies was the death of a great American author of The Great Gatsby, Francis Scott Fitzgerald. All of the author’s other novels have both positive and negatives sides to them.East Egg was a little bit more fashionable, and that’s exactly where his cousin Daisy lived.Daisy has made it in life, judging by the standards of that time.