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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And it’s about college student who is kind of a genius and ends up falling in love with a dancer. Bernice is described as conservative and dull in this short story, but through it all I was in her corner. A truly charming series of short stories. Retrieved from ” https: This was probably my favorite. All the men fawn over her and her blonde hair and she Brooke for The Dramatic Publishing Company.

Jun 26, Gaele rated it it was amazing Shelves: Vaguely she wondered why she did not cry out that it was all a mistake. If I based it on that person reading it it would be 4 but I know the written version will be phenomenal and send me into a quoting frenzy.

Bernice Bobs Her Hair

She added that she wanted to ask his advice, because she had heard he was so critical about girls. Accessed June 21, The basic set up is: Sorry for fiztgerald explicative in the description but there was no other way to explain it because that is Exactly what I laughed and said at the end.


When two men break out of prison, they join up hrr another and restart their criminal ways, robbing banks across the South. Definitely check it out if you haven’t tried anything by F. Girls like you are responsible for all the tiresome colorless marriages; all those ghastly inefficiencies that pass as feminine qualities.

It is one of the best fitzgerld. After realizing her cousin’s selfish and jealous motives, Bernice takes her first REAL step as an indepen A story about a wallflower hopelessly behind the times until her popular cousin Marjorie gives her a makeover.

Scott writes “the flapper” and the snobbish rich well. The boys suddenly lose interest in her, and Bernice realizes that she was tricked. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

That is exactly who we encounter in this short story. The name of the title character echoes that of Berenice II of Egyptwhose legendary sacrifice of her golden tresses resulted in the victory of her husband in war and the gods giving her an honor; her tresses being placed into the heavens, as the constellation Coma Berenices. The story is basically about switching your life with your husband or wife and about ending up the opposite of who you were at the beginning.

The narration provided by Lee Ann Howlett presented the story and the characters in a cleanly presented form: Share this Rating Title: She packs up, gets ready to catch her train Oct 02, Joselito Honestly and Brilliantly rated it it was amazing.


The story was converted into a one-act play by D. Bernice herself had no idea that the city society considered her pitiful until one night she stumbled upon a conversation she was not meant to overhear.

Edit Did You Know? Well as the story continues, Bernice is turning into a drag on her popular cousin until the cousin decides to teach her about how to meet boys hed be more popular. When her cousin tries to teach Bernice how to be much more modern, Bernice gives her much more than she bargained for. Bernice is this sad, pathetic, horse-toothed girl who spends the summer with her pretty and popular cousin Marjorie. It is interesting to look at the social changes in this book, bobbed hair was seen as wild, and morally lacking, which is funny because now the haircut is seen as very conservative, classy yet boring.

The original fitzgeralx was much longer, but Fitzgerald cut nearly words and changed the ending to make the story more attractive to publishers. View all 4 comments. Be the first to ask a question about Bernice Bobs Her Hair.

Watch Now With Prime Video. This is almost a retarded, racist, loveable, endearing, and crazy, bizarro version of The Great Gatsby before he even wrote a word.

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