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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.
Use of commas to set off antithetical element
Use of predicate adjective after linking verb
Elimination of superlative form of absolute adjective
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
Day 2
One night at a party, Fitzgerald threw hundreds of dollars into a fountain in les
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
Day 2
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
Day 3
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
Day 3
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
Day 4
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
Day 4
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
Day 5
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
Day 5
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