Fitzgerald Biography Notes Period 1

Fitzgerald Biography Notes Period 1 - Later books didn’t...

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Fitzgerald Biography Drank a lot of alcohol Died heart attack (44) Wife admitted to mental hospital Relatively poor growing up Father was Irish Dad thought that he himself was a failure Sent to good schools by a relative: near the rich, but didn’t he feel he fit in Cheated on his wife, but she cheated on him first Had daughter, few details about her Became screenwriter, not successful
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Unformatted text preview: Later books didn’t do as well as This Side of Paradise, Gatsby Played football—cut (5’6”) Went to Princeton. Struggled. Partied. Popular—acting, writing plays Later joined Army, but didn’t accomplish anything—couldn’t fight—war ended. Convinced his wife to marry him after writing success....
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course LIT 337 taught by Professor Jackson during the Winter '10 term at Grand Valley State.

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