Did Gatsby Believe In The Green Light

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Introduction The world lies with individuals who have the capacity to deify their thoughts and to stand against their feelings in the trial of time and watch themselves succeed. In the novel The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald he shows one 's desire to obtain a dream by achieving the american dream. Jay Gatsby pursuits to get his lost childhood love, Daisy Fay, by gaining money throughout his life. He becomes the representative of the American dream, working hard to gain money in an attempt to improve his future and gain his one true love. Gatsby is risking is morals to acquire richness that would then appeal to Daisy. Gatsby aimed his whole life to pursue Daisy; by making himself the man that the type of woman like Daisy would desire.…show more content…
His only goal is to gain her love and he lives through that in the past. Gatsby is devoted to accomplish his goal to get Daisy meanwhile his american dream drifts away. He ends up alone because Daisy doesn’t return the same affection and he no longer contains the american dream. His image of Daisy grew in his imagination, leading herself to not be able to live up to the dreams that he has established in his mind. Fitzgerald shows the disappearance of an image by saying, “Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgiastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter- tomorrow we will run faster, stretch our arms further” (180). The green light demonstrated Daisy, the object he wants, but cannot be gotten because of the distance and the false image. Even though she was far away, Gatsby kept on chasing her day after day, and year after year until he achieves his childhood dream. Gatsby thinks once he gets Daisy, their future would be complete and everything would fall into place. The green light at the end of Daisy 's dock is symbolic for the American Dream, where America was seen as a place that is known for fresh chances to succeed with boundless conceivable outcomes which could be acquired by boldness and diligent work, and Gatsby 's fantasy to rehash the past and be brought together with Daisy. Also, the green light on the doc is the object Gatsby wants but it continues to move farther and farther away like the American Dream that is unachievable. Gatsby tries to chase Daisy his entire life, he finally realizes that they will never be together. This is shown when Nick
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