Examples Of Figurative Language In The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald uses the characters Gatsby and Daisy on pages 95-96 to prove that the American Dream is ultimately unattainable though diction, tone and figurative language. The final goal that Gatsby had left to do was to obtain Daisy and the passage that was selected was one of the pinnacle moments of Gatsby and Daisy’s relationship rekindling. It is important to note that Fitzgerald creates a tone that is not exactly too hopeful. The descriptions include words such as “ghostly heart, illusion, and doubt” which is placed to foreshadow that Gatsby will not obtain Daisy despite having moments such as this with her. Ghostly heart is used to represent that Gatsby does not necessarily view her as a romantic interest but
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