The Great Gatsby Green Symbol Analysis

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In Fitzgerald’s book The Great Gatsby, green is used symbolically. Green could be used as wealth, new life, hope, jealousy, and love. Throughout the story green is symbolized, for example in chapter 1 it says “involuntarily I glanced seaward and distinguished nothing except a single green light, minute and far away, that might have been the end of a dock”. In this example the green light is a symbol for Gatsby’s hopes and dreams. Gatsby’s associates both his dreams and hopes with Daisy. New York is a boom city which is full of wealthy people and they want to achieve the “dream”, hope to be happy. Nick then associates the green light to the “American Dream”, where the people could come in order to start a new life and lastly green can also symbolize
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