Similarities In Fitzgerald's "Two Wrongs" And "An Alcoholic Case"



In his writings, F. Scott Fitzgerald sometimes blends many similar
character traits among the main characters. So it goes with "Two Wrongs,"
and "An Alcoholic Case." Perhaps it may seem an unlikely choice for a
comparison/contrast, however I believe these stories are very much
correlated. From the way that Fitzgerald typecasts, "alcoholic artists" as
the main characters, to the similarities in the reactions and emotions of
the supporting characters, both of which are females. With this also are
the cases of the men having changes of hearts and trying to achieve a sense
of nobility and character. These are just some of the similarities in
Fitzgerald's stories.
These two stories share ...

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who also has
an alcoholic problem. His is a condition that is so bad it requires him to
have a nurse. This is an obvious and maybe at first glance, the only
similarity between the two stories. In Fitzgerald's stories, fictional
problems are often the result of alcoholism. There are, however more
similarities than that.
There are also similarities in the supporting characters. Emmy
Pinkard in "Two Wrongs," is Bill McChesney's wife who is struggling in her
pursuit of a career as a ballet dancer. At the same time she must be
supportive of the ups and downs and moving around of her husband's career,
in essence, putting her career on hold. She is a woman who will stick by
her husband in some rough times. It could be coincidental perhaps, but the
nurse in "An Alcoholic Case" is the same type of person except on a
professional business level. The nurse is assigned, by mistake, to an
alcoholic case. She struggles with the case and is offered a chance to drop
it. She makes the decision ...

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