Bernice Bobs Her Hair has ratings and reviews. Duane said: Bernice vs Marjorie. Cousin vs cousin. Polite and unassuming Bernice is visiting her. Use our free chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis of Bernice Bobs Her Hair. It helps middle and high school students understand F. Scott Fitzgerald’s. Free summary and analysis of the events in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Bernice Bobs Her Hair that won’t make you snore. We promise.

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Bernice Bobs Her Hair was a fun short story, it was quick and easy to read. In certain parts, you can almost hear Fitzgerald gushing in his admiration and love for African American Jazz culture in the 20s until you reach the end, which who knows if it was the real ending he wanted This story also lays out almost all of Fitzgerald’s books, specifically The Great Gatsby.

Sfott only read it because it was required for my literature class. Her family has money back home but her popularity in society is based upon her mothers pressing verses any doing of her own. Feb 13, Leah Coffin rated it it was amazing. Here in the city with her very forward cousin, she is very out of place.

She sounds like a man in a woman’s body, instead of a behaving like a forward-thinking female. Mar 27, K. What stands out most sharply is the fact that human behavior and desires have not changed: At the party at the beginning of the storyit is left to Otis to dance with Bernice, none of the other boys have taken any interest in Bernice and even Otis is tired of dancing with her, jokingly telling Warren that he has the piece of wood two by four so that he can knock Bernice out.


Jul 15, [Name Redacted] rated it it was amazing Shelves: Scott Fitzgerald we have the theme of identity, acceptance, popularity, betrayal, jealousy and rejection.


The Sitting Bee, 4 Apr. The narrator was “Meh. He finished four novels, left a fifth unfini Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was an American writer of novels and short stories, whose works have been seen as evocative bbs the Jazz Age, a term he himself allegedly coined. I also really enjoyed hearing how bobbing your hair was very controversial and drastic in this time period, especially for a reserved girl like Bernice.

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Set in the roaring twenties, but this one has a different feel than other Fitzgerald short stories that I’ve read. I’ve completely fallen in love with him and am going to bob my hair and become a flapper Right Now Other than the titular short story, I also loved Magnetism and The Baby Party which are about the brittle personal life of a Hollywood screen actor and a Baby Party that ends in a fistfight, respectively. Bernice was indeed hopelessly behind the times when she still bought into the Good Woman guidelines of their mothers’ younger years.

What a blow it must be when a man with imagination marries the beautiful bundle of clothes that he’s been building ideals round, and finds that she’s just a weak, whining, cowardly mass of affectations!

It was adapted into a musical by Adam Gwon and Julia Jordan. Out of anger she lashes out at Marjorie only to be met by her sheer lack of concern. The characters live in upper crust fitzgera,d and they can be perceived as shallow people, but Bernice is the underdog in the story. Continuamos a pender para o egocentrismo, obcecados em “pertencer” a algum grupo, a “encaixar” em algum lado, mesmo que isso nos custe parte da nossa individualidade.


The next most memorable was “Head and Shoulders”. Mar 04, Luciana Nery rated it it was amazing. She’s the center of attention, even catching the glances of her cousin’s favorite boytoy.

And then, there is Bernice her shy, quiet, country cousin who comes to stay once a year. I was not compensated for this review: The collection is made up of about 17 stories.

Bernice Bobs Her Hair by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Currently you have JavaScript disabled. Refresh and try again. Articles with LibriVox links. This is almost a retarded, racist, loveable, endearing, and crazy, bizarro version of The Great Gatsby before he even wrote a word.

Short Story Analysis: Bernice Bobs Her Hair by F. Scott Fitzgerald – The Sitting Bee

Sep 07, Ridhi Gupta rated it it was amazing. Fitzgerald was inspired by letters to his younger sister on how to be more attractive to men. The boys suddenly lose interest in het, and Bernice realizes that she was tricked. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Scott Fitzgerald and definitely not last.