Gatsby Blue Quotes

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Finally, the final color that was mentioned in F. Scott Fitzgerald novel that supports the novel’s everlasting optimism theme are the color blue. The color blue was used to symbolize calm and heaven. Fitzgerald used the color blue to symbolize calm and heaven for when Nick Carraway came back home after Jay Gatsby was funeralize, and he went on a stroll down into Gatsby’s backyard,”[....] I thought of Gatsby’s wonder when he first picked out the green light at the end of Daisy’s dock. He had come a long way to this blue lawn, and his dream must have seemed so close that he could hardly fail to grasp it. He did not know that it was already behind him[....],”(Fitzgerald 180). This quote supports that blue is a symbol of calm and heaven because Gatsby died at the end of the novel and also Nick Carraway is speaking about Gatsby life with Daisy and what could have been. …show more content…

He was saying that Gatsby has already made his way up to heaven, even though his dream was to reunite with Daisy. Here, is another quote that relates to the novel’s everlasting optimistic theme "The great hope of the future here in America lies in the realization that competition of the Nordic with the alien is fatal," warns nativist writer Madison Grant in his 1920 introduction to Lothrop Stoddard's The Rising Tide of Color," . This quote supports that the novel’s theme is everlasting optimism because it relates to how America lies about hope for a greater future as a realization. Moreover, these two quotes both supports that the color blue means calm and heaven , and also that the novel’s theme is everlasting

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