Symbolism Of Bobby In The Great Gatsby

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Your dreams dying, your activities fading, and your friendships, all rollaway for a little face that will change your life forever. "I layed down my basketball and it rolled out the door into the hall toward Mary 's room"(Johnson page 23). Bobby has to give up his dreams, his actives, and his friends every time they want to go play basketball. Bobby 's life is going to change and with that he is going to have to change too. Throughout the story Bobby slowly understands his role as a young adult. The wall is a symbol of Bobby and him coming of age. "And alI wanted to do is paint a wall" (Johnson page 98). Bobby takes out his juice and starts to paint. He starts to see himself as a pale ghost in the background. He paints his
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