F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940). Early Years. Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on September 24 th , 1896 Named after the composer of the Star Spangled Banner Attended St. Paul Academy Grew up in a Catholic and upper middle class environment. Adult Years.
The main character is Benjamin Button. When Benjamin was born he looked like an old man. Throughout his life he ages backwards. His parents force him to act like a baby even though he is a seventy year old man. He meets his wife when he is 50 years old and she is 20, she had a thing for older men. They have a son together and as Benjamin starts to age backwards the son becomes older and they play together as children, then he dies a baby.
Love and Hate is represented in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button because in the beginning Benjamin’s dad is in denial. He does not believe that the old man is his son. He tries to make his son seem normal by dyeing his hair and making him play with baby toys.