alexa Abstract | The Psychological Problems and Existentialist View of the Great Two Americans Ernest Hemingway and F. Scot Fitzgerald: A Glimpses
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This paper has focused the demonstration of the two great American writers, Ernest Hemingway and F. Scot Fitzgerald’s experience with their own health problems, influence on their life and writing. Hemingway’s weakening physical condition and increasing severe mental problems that were bipolar disorder, alcohol dependence, traumatic brain injury, and probable border line and narcissistic personality traits considerably reduced his fictional creation in the final years of his lifetime. Fitzgerald spent more than a decade of his later career, writing about illness while he struggled with tuberculosis, insomnia, alcoholism and heart disease as well as the mental illness of his wife Zelda with studying of Fitzgerald's analysis of his own life, from his stories, we are able to bring together the ineffaceable connection between personal suffering and the need for expression, between illness and identity, between writing and healing. As a result, Fitzgerald's donations to the canon of illness literature are noteworthy and as is characteristic of his career-credit for these contributions is overdue.

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Author(s): Sankar G and Jaya K


Ernest Hemingway, Scott Fitzgerald, American writers, Psychology, Depression, Health sciences, Community Decision Making, Library sciences, Culture, Literature, Arts, World History, Psychology, Archaeology, Literature Ratio, Social Media, Journalism, Humanities, Domestic Violence, Poverty, Unemployment, Urbanization, Civilization, Globalization, Child Labor, Terrorism

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