This Side of Paradise | Study Guide

F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Book 1, Chapter 1 The novel opens with a description of its main character, Amory Blaine. He inherited "every trait ... that made him wort... Read More
Book 1, Chapter 2 As Amory Blaine walks up to Princeton on his first day, he feels self-conscious and awkward. He realizes that he is the ... Read More
Book 1, Chapter 3 Amory Blaine and Isabelle Borge get into a fight over something trivial, a moment that ruins his previous bliss. He has ... Read More
Book 1, Chapter 4 During Amory Blaine's last two years at Princeton, he begins to notice a shift in his fellow students, who seem less sat... Read More
Interlude Monsignor Darcy writes a letter to Amory Blaine, who is now a second lieutenant in the 171st Infantry stationed on Long ... Read More
Book 2, Chapter 1 This section of the novel takes the form of scenes from a play, with dialogue and set directions. In New York at Alec Co... Read More
Book 2, Chapter 2 Dazed after Rosalind Connage ends their relationship, Amory Blaine wanders into a bar and checks his watch so that he kn... Read More
Book 2, Chapter 3 Eleanor Savage appears to have a similar effect as Rosalind Connage on Amory Blaine, and is deemed "the last weird myste... Read More
Book 2, Chapter 4 In Atlantic City as Amory Blaine paces the boardwalk, he hears a voice call his name. It's Alec Connage, his former frie... Read More
Book 2, Chapter 5 Amory Blaine hovers outside a theater on a damp, cold night and ponders the state of men and women, coming to some negat... Read More
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