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Day 1. Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald published under the name F. Scott Fitzgerald not F. S. K. Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald and his wife, Zelda, appeared to have the most perfect marriage. Consequently, when they disagreed, their arguments looked badly to their friends.

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Day 1

Day 1

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald published under the name F. Scott Fitzgerald not F. S. K. Fitzgerald.

Fitzgerald and his wife, Zelda, appeared to have the most perfect marriage. Consequently, when they disagreed, their arguments looked badly to their friends.

Use of commas to set off antithetical element

Use of predicate adjective after linking verb

Elimination of superlative form of absolute adjective


Day 1

Day 1

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald published under the name F. Scott Fitzgerald, not F.F.K. Fitzgerald.

Use of commas to set off antithetical element

most

Fitzgerald and his wife, Zelda, appeared to have the perfect marriage. Consequently, when they disagreed, their arguments looked bad to their friends.

Elimination of superlative form of absolute adjective

Use of predicate adjective after linking verb

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One night at a party, Fitzgerald threw hundreds of dollars into a fountain in less than three hours time.

These extravagant parties which lasted for days made it nearly impossible for Fitzgerald to fully concentrate on his writing.

Elimination of split infinitive

Use of apostrophe with amount of time that modifies a noun

Use of commas with nonrestrictive clause


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One night at a party, Fitzgerald threw hundreds of dollars into a fountain in less than three hours’ time.

Use of apostrophe with time phrase that modifies a noun

These extravagant parties, which lasted for days, made it nearly impossible for Fitzgerald to concentrate fully on his writing.

Use of commas with nonrestrictive clause

Elimination of split infinitive


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Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel of a man who’s dreams of power lead to scandals were a huge success.

This here novel, The Great Gatsby, became a instant best-seller and a symbol of the 1920’s.

Elimination of here and there after a demonstrative adjective

Correct indefinite article

Correction of commonly confused words

Subject and verb agreement


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Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel of a man whose dreams of power lead to scandals was a huge success.

Correction of commonly confused words

Subject and verb agreement

here

This novel, The Great Gatsby, became an instant best-seller and a symbol of the 1920’s.

Elimination of here and there after a demonstrative adjective

Correct indefinite article


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Fitzgerald once said, “The rich are different than you and I.”

By the end of his life, Fitzgerald had lost almost all his money. This was unfortunate.

Use of different from

Use of adverb to combine sentences

Correct pronoun case


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Fitzgerald once said, “The rich are different from you and me.”

Use of different from

Correct pronoun case

Unfortunately, by the end of his life, Fitzgerald had lost almost all his money.

Use of adverb to combine sentences


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Fitzgerald asked his friends in the movie industry if any of them could get him work writing films?

In Hollywood lives several nieghbors who still remember Fitzgerald.

Subject and verb agreement

Correct spelling: ie/ei

Elimination of question mark with indirect question


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Fitzgerald asked his friends in the movie industry if any of them could get him work writing films. (?)

Elimination of question mark with indirect question

In Hollywood live several neighbors who still remember Fitzgerald.

Subject and verb agreement

Correct spelling: ie/ei

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