Green Light Symbolism In The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

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The green light symbols apply more so towards two specific characters. Those characters are Daisy and Gatsby.
The green light is a light that is at the end of the dock near Daisy and Tom’s house. The main symbol of this green light is recapturing the past. Gatsby wants to recapture the time he and Daisy were together in the past. However, Daisy expresses how she does not want this to happen by saying to Gatsby, “I love you now — isn’t that enough? I can’t help what’s past” (Fitzgerald 141). This is when the location of the green light comes in play. Its location and its impact come to represent everything that Gatsby wants and cannot have. The fact that East Egg, where Daisy lives, is at a great distance from West Egg, where Gatsby lives,
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