The Great Gatsby Home Analysis

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The Great Gatsby In the Great Gatsby each characters home represents them somehow. Either the characters personality, attitude, beliefs, or values. But in one or more special way it shows their true colors throughout the novel. Whether it be their actions or emotions. Jay Gatsby's home rests on West Egg. Just across the bay from Tom and Daisy's house. Gatsby home is an extraordinarily house. Nick says, "The on my right was a colossal affair by any standard it was a factual imitation of some hotel de ville. In Normady, with a tower on one side, spanking new under a thin beard of raw ivy, and marble swimming pool, and more than forty acres of lawn and garden."(Fitzgerald 33) Gatsby's personality reflects his house by wanting the best of everything. Including his house, car, and clothing he wants the best. It also shows his love for Daisy because all he wants to do is love and impress her. Gatsby gets the house on West Egg and throws huge parties. Just so Daisy might wonder in one night. Gatsby's house is also a symbol for his love for Daisy. Nicks home is a small forgotten groundskeepers house right beside Gatsby's house on West Egg. His home is not fancy in any way if…show more content…
Nicks house is a symbol because just like his house he is also in the middle of everybody's problems and wants. So much that often his problems are looked over throughout the novel. It also shows that he is not selfish that money is not everything to him. Also he is one of the only few that actually grew to care for Gatsby. Nick and very few were the only one to attend his funeral out of the hundreds that came to his house
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