Symbolism In The Great Gatsby Analysis

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In the story by F. Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby symbolism is shown all throughout the story with Gatsby as he was in the war shows how he goes insane at times with other people. Another symbol used in the book is how the author uses “east and west eggs” to show two different villages where gatsby and daisy live. The most important symbol of the story was the green light at the end of daisy’s dock not only can symbolize the money that gatsby gained for Daisy but also shows Gatsby’s dream to change what happened, it gives Gatsby something to hope for. All in all Symbolism is shown all throughout the story with all the main characters but Gatsby stood out the most in the story; even being insane. The great Gatsby symbolizes trauma that one mahy experience after being in a war. Whenever his trauma kicks in he makes the audience think that something teribly happpened to him during the war. The war showed us the many aspects of Gatsby. He did not want people to know what he looked like which is why during his parties people wouldnt think a young handsome man like him would be “The Great Gatsby”, people always thoughts that Gatsby would be a old man with a white beard. Although he kept his indentity anonimous he threw parties…show more content…
That green liht is ment as a “go” as in the reat things he wants at the end of the book nick claims “Gatsby believed in the gren light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter- tomorrow we will run farther, stretch out our arms farther.” (chapter 9). As we can see the American dream was very important to to gatsby.The “green light” is descibred as “minute and far away” which inicates how impossible it is to reach like the past o daisy and

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