Examples Of Allusions In The Great Gatsby

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In the novel The Great Gatsby there are many allusions to the bible, there are a number of times that the phrases and actions in the book relate to biblical stories and verses.For example the actions and motives of the main character Jay Gatsby all relates to bible verse Ecclesiastes 2;1-11.This novel reflects the chapter of Ecclesiastes with many symbols from main characters. In chapter 8 of this novel we are in Ash Town with George and Myrtle Wilson, George suspects his wife is hiding something from him and tells her "God sees everything," (Fitzgerald 103-106) as he points out the window to a billboard of Doctor TJ Eckleburg, this illustration of God is very small and could be looked over in this book for not really being significant.
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