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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button


by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Roscoe Button Timeline and Summary

  • Roscoe is born to Benjamin and Hildegarde.
  • Like his mother, Roscoe resents Benjamin’s reverse aging and demands that he stop it.
  • When Roscoe’s age surpasses his father’s apparent age, he demands that Benjamin call him "Uncle" around the house. Roscoe refuses to take Benjamin to prep school and sign him up.
  • Roscoe even asks that Benjamin wear fake whiskers and glasses to look older.