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Wow, this short story surprised me I enjoyed it much than any novel I ve read by him I m glad I gave his short stories a chance, I ll probably read though I think I m finally calling it on his novels. So perfectly real. FREE DOWNLOAD ♾ Bernice Bobs Her Hair ♹ Amazing Book, Bernice Bobs Her Hair By F Scott Fitzgerald This Is Very Good And Becomes The Main Topic To Read, The Readers Are Very Takjup And Always Take Inspiration From The Contents Of The Book Bernice Bobs Her Hair, Essay By F Scott Fitzgerald Is Now On Our Website And You Can Download It By Register What Are You Waiting For Please Read And Make A Refission For You My first Fitzgerald short story and I really enjoyed it Fitting for the times, a story about the pitfalls of popularity and the hazard of getting what you wish for as well as the sweet taste of revenge. I have arranged my thoughts into a haiku In high class combat, The cattiness of young girlsHolds few loyalties. As good as expected, did not think it would deal with anything like this, I had social justice female stuff because of bobbing the hair etc, but the ending was great, well deserved, and I hope Bernice learns to love her hair. AudioBook Review Stars Overall 5 Narration 5 Story 4I am admittedly not a huge fan of Fitzgerald s work, although I can and do appreciate his sharp wit that informs observations and commentary about behavior and motivations What stands out most sharply is the fact that human behavior and desires have not changed the characters in this story are self absorbed, obsessed with fitting in, vary in their social skills and awareness, and are far too prone to influence from those on the higher rungs of the social ladder There are several moments to enjoy in this story proclamations about the psychology of attracting men and developing charm that fly from Marjorie s lips are clever and the connection between letters Fitzgerald sent with advice to his sister are abundantly clear I cannot help but think that his advice did contain some of the lesson that is visited on both cousins at the end, and presenting a story with such a clever conclusion, slightly devious and wholly appropriate for the character of Bernice was satisfying The narration provided by Lee Ann Howlett presented the story and the characters in a cleanly presented form small tonal distinctions delineated the characters from one another and the narrative in a well modulated presentation Finely nuanced inflections provide verbal clues to the attitudes and personalities of the characters, from hesitancy to offhanded bravado, each was a perfectly voiced addition to the written text This is one of the stories that become the definition of a classic short the setting is nearly a century prior, but the characters and people are real and easy to relate to with a modern eye This should be your introduction to Fitzgerald s writing, short, sweet and beautiful prose in his style, but not so long as to feel overwhelming I received an audiobook copy of the story from the publisher via AudioBook Jukebox for purpose of honest review at the Heard Word I was not compensated for this review all conclusions are my own responsibility. Bernice vai passar o ver o com a prima Marjorie na cidade quando escuta, sem querer, Marjorie queixar se m e de como a prima insonsa, apagada e sem qualquer habilidade social uma seca t o grande que nenhum jovem quer sequer dan ar com ela Depois de amea ar que se vai embora, Bernice decide, em vez disso, seguir os conselhos da prima de forma a tornar se mais popular entre os seus pares Assim, aprende a manter conversas interessantes, elogiando e seduzindo os jovens do sexo masculino At Warren, um dos rapazes que Marjorie gosta de manter pelo beicinho, fica cativado por esta nova Bernice, espirituosa e patusca Para cunhar a sua irrever ncia, Bernice afirma que um dia vai cortar o cabelo curto e convida quem quiser a testemunhar o acontecimento Por maldade, e certa de que o resultado ser t o chocante que todos perder o imediatamente o interesse na prima, Marjorie desafia Bernice a cumprir de uma vez por todas a amea a de cortar o cabelo Bernice Corta o Cabelo, escrito h mais de 90 anos, n o est assim t o longe da nossa realidade actual 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 Influenci veis, continuamos a ser seduzidos por estatutos sociais em v rios tempos e contextos das nossas vidas tentamos moldar nos ao que e a quem nos rodeia, afadigando nos com o ressentimento que acaba por se gerar Naturalmente t mida e sossegada, Bernice transforma se num completo oposto, comprometendo a sua personalidade, para poder encaixar no grupo da prima e ser olhada com admira o por pessoas em quem reconhece tra os de crueldade e futilidade Este livro interessante pela abordagem desta nossa orienta o secular, mas tamb m pela curiosidade e interesse sobre as pr ticas e h bitos do in cio do s culo XX Mi da da cidade, na moda e popular, Marjorie explica e descreve os tra os femininos que atraem os homens desta altura O que era considerado de mau tom no tempo das m es destas duas jovens primas era agora visto como atraente Ser atrevido estava agora em voga.Gostei muito do enredo, mas a prosa do autor ainda mais deslumbrante Sem perder tempo com divaga es, Fitzgerald comp e retratos completos que nos transportam imediatamente para o local de ac o e permite nos conhecer os seus personagens atrav s de poucas palavras Esta capacidade de delineamento e descri o uma destreza que aprecio muito neste escritor e este livro deu me a ideia de que acertou em cheio em cada palavra escolhida.E quanto ao final do livro, este at pode ser mesquinho mas t o satisfat rio Oh, my Lord cried Marjorie in desperation You little nut Girls like you are responsible for all the tiresome colorless marraiges all those ghastly ineffiencies that pass as feminine qualities 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 affectationsI read F Scott s Fitzgerald s short story Bernice Bobs Her Hair in high school I loved it After reading it again twenty plus years later the angst, Marjorie, and Bernice I still love this short story set in the Roaring Twenties Fitzgerald was inspired by letters to his younger sister on how to be attractive to men We see the sexism of the time the cattiness and manipulations of teens, the peer pressure which are told through third person omniscient narrative The characters live in upper crust society and they can be perceived as shallow people, but Bernice is the underdog in the story She doesn t understand why she doesn t fit in with Marjories friends, and the need to see her rise above Marjorie s scathing review of her sucks us into the story I m not too sure about Fitzgerald s characterization of Marjorie She sounds like a man in a woman s body, instead of a behaving like a forward thinking female It makes me wonder how much Fitzgerald is represented in Majorie Despite my little issue, this short story, which was first posted in The Saturday Evening Post in 1920, is a classic Recommended Quick Read More Quotes Bernice had all the sensations of Marie Antoinette bound for the guillotine in a tumbrel Vaguely she wondered why she did not cry out that it was all a mistake It was all she could do to keep from clutching her hair with both hands to protect it from the suddenly hostile world. F Scott Fitzgerald picked the weakest plots and settings which many who loved to have grand eternal questions spicing up their novels and stories would easily find mundane or of no interest or concern to them Yet it is here that I find marvel in his works.What do I care, indeed, about a love triangle among the rich, beautiful, amoral pre war Americans Yet he told the story nevertheless and I saw how pristine his prose was and so five stars for The Great Gatsby from me.What do I care about two young Ivy Leaguers, rich like most Fitzgerald characters, obsessed with looking better, being the belle of the ball, and being with cute boys And yet, five stars also for this short story This is perhaps the only story whose subject matter is as alien to me as Mars but which I had to reread to relive the sheer pleasure of Fitzgerald s tantalizing pace, smart dialogues and brilliant, lively characters.