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The Essential Structure – “Tender is the Night” – F Scott Fitzgerald

August 15th, 2011 · No Comments · Description, Literature, Love, Prose, Uncategorized, Writing

Her face, ivory gold against the blurred sunset that strove through the rain, had a promise Dick had never seen before: the high cheek- bones, the faintly wan quality, cool rather than feverish, was reminiscent of the frame of a promising colt—a creature whose life did not promise to be only a projection of youth upon a grayer screen, but instead, a true growing; the face would be handsome in middle life; it would be handsome in old age: the essential structure and the economy were there.

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