Examples Of Hope In The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby Modern society seems to be very hopeful and look forward to things like the future. But what if so much hope could lead them to think they're unstoppable? What if society had too much hope? A lot of hope could possibly lead to a crisis. F. Scott Fitzergerald wrote the novel “The Great Gatsby” in which three characters Gatsby, George, and Myrtle have had too much hope but it didn't end so well at the end for them. Fitzgerald uses the color Blue & Grey to display that too much hope isn't always a good thing to hold on to, and could corrupt one person. Fitzgerald displays Gatsby's hope for being with Daisy once again but his hope was too much and was corrupted. " She only married you because I was poor and she was tired of waiting for me. It was a terrible mistake, but in her heart she never loved anyone except me.” - Fitzgerald 130. Gatsby explains Daisy has loved no one but him and it's always been like that, but little did Gatsby know he didn't know Daisy would still be with Tom because Daisy is scared of Tom and would still end up with him. “He was clutching at some last hope and I couldn't bear to shake him free" - Fitzgerald 148. Gatsby really did hit rock bottom it seems like. Nick is with him and he calms that Gatsby is holding on to some last hope. …show more content…

“ So Tom Buchanan and his girl and I went up together to New York—or not quite together,” - Fitzgerald 26. Nick explains that Tom and Myrtle are having an affair. Basically Myrtle is with Tom only for his money and tries to get everything she wants without any consequences. “ Making a short deft movement, Tom Buchanan broke her nose with his open hand”- Fitzgerald 37. Later in the chapter Tom doesn’t like how Myrtle is talking about Daisy and decides to punch her, it shows how Tom is only with her to feel more in power, feel more higher than

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