The Crucible

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The Great Gatsby Patrick Sweeny 08-06-2000 Period 6 F. Scott Fitzgerald – Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was born on September 24, 1896, the only son of an unsuccessful, aristocratic father and an energetic, provincial mother. He was therefore the product of two divergent traditions: his father’s family, which included the author of the “The Star-Spangled Banner,” after whom he was named. His mother’s family was, in contrast, typically ambivalent American feelings about American life, which seemed …

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…To avoid or escape from by quickness. Cunning, etc. 2. To escape detection by; evade; baffle: as, the point that you're trying to make eludes me. Ether-1. An imaginary substance regarded by the ancients as filling all space beyond the sphere of the moon, and making up the stars and planets. 2. The upper regions of spaces; clear sky. 3. [Rare] the air. Extemporizing-to speaks, perform, or compose extempore; improvise. Feigned- 1. Fictitious; imagined. 2. pretended; simulated; sham. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ **Bibliography**