The Eyes Of T. J. Eckleburg Symbolize In The Great Gatsby

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In The Great Gatsby written by F.Scott Fitzgerald symbolism is shown in more ways than one but one major form is the eyes of TJ.Eckleburg. The eyes of Doctor T.J. Eckleburg is a billboard advertising an oculist that features a pair of giant blue eyes covered by yellow glasses that seem to watch over everything in the valley of ashes. First example The eyes witness the sin of adultery between Tom and Myrtle “I want to see you said Tom intently. Get on the next train.” (Fitzgerald 15) The first sin the eyes witness is the meeting of between tom telling Myrtle to meet up with him Another the eyes see is the death of myrtle. Where she is hit by a car and her best assets her breast is ripped off and and her mouth hanging off it 's almost like her

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