Symbolism In Gatsby

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Books like people give many different first impressions based on what they look like. The book The Great Gatsby is a story about a luxurious man named Jay Gatz and his pursuit of happiness, love and affection told by Nick Carraway. Book cover 1 captures Daisy crying a green tear in front of a city. The green tear represents Gatsby 's love for Daisy throughout the book, the city behind Daisy captures the economic difference in society, and the cover overall captures the theme of love throughout the book.
The green tear represents how Gatsby used the green light to symbolize his love towards Daisy. Shown in the very first chapter of the book Gatsby is described as reaching out towards a green light which is Daisy’s house, “Involuntarily I glanced
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He always has hope of their future together as it says in this quote: “Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that 's no matter – to-morrow we will run farther, stretch out our arms farther….” Gatsby believes all throughout the book that he and Daisy will get back together and live happily ever after which is what the green light in the book and the green tear on the cover represent. It symbolizes the hope Gatsby has for a renewed relationship with Daisy.
The economic difference between the eggs and the valley of ashes is very prominent throughout the book. The eggs are very rich and modern while the valley of ashes, which lays right between the eggs, is very poor and outdated. Nick describes where the valley of ashes is and describes the living
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During the whole book love is a prominent motif, characters do many odd and extravagant things for love throughout the book. Gatsby goes the farthest for love, he dedicated his whole life to get back together with Daisy even though she has a husband and a daughter. In chapter 4 Nick and Jordan were together and they discuss Gatsby 's house in relation to Daisy 's, he says: "It was a strange coincidence," I said. ‘But it wasn 't a coincidence at all.’ ’Why not?’ ’Gatsby bought that house so that Daisy would be just across the bay.’" Gatsby 's love towards Daisy has taken over his life and influences every decision in his life. Gatsby 's undenying love for her got to the point where he was borderline stalking since he bought the house in perfect proximity to her house. In chapter 7 Daisy and Gatsby are driving back from the city and Daisy is driving and hits and kills Myrtle. Nick later asks Gatsby who was driving and Gatsby stepped up for Daisy by saying, "Was Daisy driving?" "Yes," he said after a moment, "but of course I 'll say I was." Gatsby 's undying love for Daisy has pushed him towards confessing to a murder that he did not commit. Now he won 't live to be prosecuted or anything but he was at the point where nothing was too far, even murder. Love not only pushed Gatsby to extreme ends it made Daisy decide between Gatsby and Tom, and it made George avenge his wife 's death
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