Scott Fitzgerald

Scott Fitzgerald In existographies, Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940) (IQ:150|#660) (Bloom 100:79) (GLAE:#) (CR:5), aka “F. Scott Fitzgerald”, was an American fiction writer, noted for []

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In 1974, during the Kanawha County textbook controversy, Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, along with books including Paradise Lost (John Milton), The Old Man and the Sea (Ernest Hemingway), and The Republic (Plato), were books banned and removed from the teaching curriculum of schools in Kanawha County, West Virginia.

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The following are quotes by Fitzgerald:

“And I like large parties. They’re so intimate. At small parties there isn’t any privacy.”
— Scott Fitzgerald (1922), The Great Gatsby

“A little party never hurt anyone.”
— Scott Fitzgerald (1922), The Great Gatsby (Ѻ)

“The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposing ideas in the mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.”
— Scott Fitzgerald (1936), “The Crack-Up” [1]

References
1. (a) Fitzgerald, F. Scott. (1936). “The Crack-Up”, Esquire, Feb.
(b) Fitzgerald, F. Scott. (2005). Fitzgerald: My Lost City: Personal Essays, 1920-1940 (pgs. 139-; quote, pg. 139). Cambridge University Press.
(c) Shlain, Leonard. (2009). Leonardo’s Brain: Understanding da Vinci’s Creative Genius (pg. 90). Lyons Press, 2014.

External links
F. Scott Fitzgerald – Wikipedia.

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