Teacher Guide

Tender is the Night Lesson Plan

Relationship to Other Books

To read more of Fitzgerald's novels, see The Great Gatsby, The Beautiful and Damned, and This Side of Paradise. For an anthology of other stories by Fitzgerald, see The Fitzgerald Reader.

You may also want to read other works in the post-war period. Some relevant texts include Main Street by Sinclair Lewis. Books that include other relevant themes of sexuality and relationships may include The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford or The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath.

Save the Waltz by Zelda Fitzgerald, the only novel by Scott Fitzgerald's wife, was written as Scott worked on Tender is the Night and follows the life of a ballerina in the 1920s.

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