What is the purpose of Scott Fitzgerald in "The Ice Palace" and what are the principle themes?

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On some level the story expresses Fitzgerald's own fascination with Southern women, and the Northern men like himself who fall in love with them. Because this story is more or less from Sally Carroll's point of view, Fitzgerald imagines this romantic equation from the female (and Southern) perspectives, the opposite of his own experience. Despite Sally Carroll's inability to fully adjust to life in a cold climate, Fitzgerald does make it seem...

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