The Great Gatsby & Lyrical Style   I’ve always felt a resonance with the writer F. Scott Fitzgerald. When he couldn’t get a job as a reporter in New York City, he became a copywriter. Been there. He moved to Hollywood to write scripts. I also tried that. He dated an unpredictable and mentally unstable woman who caused him great angst and suffering. Check. He also suffered a nervous breakdown and then wrote about it. I bought that t-shirt, too. So it’s perhaps not surprising that I was attracted to Fitzgerald’s writing style, particularly to his use of lyrical prose that he deployed throughout his novel, “The Great Gatsby.” Fitzgerald’s prose is clear, direct and straightforward throughout most of the novel, but at times Fitzgerald…