How long is the Diamond as Big as the Ritz?

How does the Diamond as Big as the Ritz end?

Percy is John’s way in to a world of luxury. Percy brings John to his home knowing he would die. He also provides John (and the readers) with the background of his family history. At the end of the novel, we discover that Percy has followed his father back into the mountain to die.

Where is The Diamond as Big as the Ritz hidden?

The diamond sits in the middle of five square miles in the woods of Montana – the only part of the country that has never been surveyed. The United States doesn’t know that these five square miles exist at all, and the Washingtons plan on keeping it that way.

What is the genre of The Diamond as Big as the Ritz?

The Diamond as Big as the Ritz, allegorical short story about lost illusions, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, published in 1922 in Tales of the Jazz Age.

Where do the Washingtons keep intruders who have discovered the great diamond?

Where do the Washingtons keep intruders who have discovered the great diamond? in a glass-lined pit in the ground.

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What is the short story winter dreams about?

Dexter Green is a fourteen-year-old caddy at the Sherry Island Golf Club in Black Bear, Minnesota. At the sight of Judy, he decides to quit his caddying job. … He resolves to follow his “winter dreams” to become the kind of man who would fit into Judy Jones’ wealthy world.

Who wrote about the Jazz Age?

Tales of the Jazz Age, second collection of short works by F. Scott Fitzgerald, published in 1922. Although the title of the collection alludes to the 1920s and the flapper era, all but two pieces were written before 1920.

Who wrote The Diamond as Big as the Ritz?

The Diamond as Big as the Ritz is a novella by novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald. It was first published in the June 1922 issue of The Smart Set magazine, and was included in Fitzgerald’s 1922 short story collection Tales of the Jazz Age.