The Great Gatsby[1]

The Great Gatsby[1] - Carolyn Gerdeman Composition 2 Rough...

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Carolyn Gerdeman Composition 2 Rough draft Instructor: Mrs. Briese 7 April 2010 Intro: Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald is born on September 24, 1896 in St. Paul, Minnesota; where from 1908 to 1911 he attends the St. Paul Academy private school, and publishes his first short stories in the school magazine Now and Then (“F. Scott Fitzgerald” 2). At St. Paul, Fitzgerald writes plays and performs in school productions, however, poor grades force him to withdrawal and enroll into a new school. Fitzgerald attends Princeton University in 1913, where he composes lyrics and writes for a magazine. However, in 1916 Fitzgerald is forced to again withdraw from school because of his poor grades (“The Great Gatsby” 2). In 1925 The Great Gatsby is published and received positive critical commentary but does not sell well. “After Fitzgerald's death in 1940, his work— particularly The Great Gatsby—recieved increasing attention, and Gatsby is now considered a classic”(Bloom 1). Although The Great Gatsby previously suffers a
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This note was uploaded on 10/01/2011 for the course COMP 2 taught by Professor Briese during the Spring '11 term at Iowa Lakes.

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