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The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby


by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

The F. Scott stands for Francis Scott – which means that, yes, Fitzgerald was named after his distant relative (second cousin three times removed) Francis Scott Key, the man who wrote the words to "The Star-Spangled Banner." This is only slightly ironic, given the portrayal of the American Dream in The Great Gatsby. (source)

Calvin Klein got wacky director David Lynch to direct a commercial called "The Great Gatsby" to advertise the Obsession fragrance. (source). What, you want to see it? You're in luck

There's a rock band called Gatsby's American Dream. Guess someone was paying attention in English class.

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