F. Scott Fitzgerald: Biography and Works


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Which phrase accurately describes F. Scott Fitzgerald's marriage to Zelda?

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1. How did F. Scott Fitzgerald support himself financially?

2. Why is This Side of Paradise considered a Modernist novel?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of the life and works of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Information you'll be assessed on includes the place where Fitzgerald met his future wife Zelda as well as identifying Fitzgerald's last completed novel.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Magazine in which F. Scott Fitzgerald reached a wide audience with his short stories
  • Fitzgerald's last completed novel
  • Place where Fitzgerald met his future wife Zelda
  • Fitzgerald's means of supporting himself before the success of his novels
  • Literary style Fitzgerald used emphasizing post-World War I disillusionment

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the life and works of F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the literary style Fitzgerald used and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding F. Scott Fitzgerald's last completed novel
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the magazine in which Fitzgerald published most of his short stories

Additional Learning

To learn more about 20th century American authors, review the accompanying lesson on Life & Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Relate the early life of F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Know where Fitzgerald met his future wife Zelda Sayre
  • Tell what Fitzgerald's first published novel was
  • List at least three of Fitzgerald's novels
  • Describe Fitzgerald's contributions to Modernist literature