The Great Gatsby Rain Analysis

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The ongoing downpour in F. Scott Fitzgerald 's, “The Great Gatsby” symbolizes tension growing and declining between Gatsby and Daisy because of the past memories that flood Gatsby once in Daisy’s presence again. The rain creates clear tone shifts as Gatsby enters and exits Nick’s bungalow through the fifth chapter, Daisy being mentioned with clear apprehension and fear experienced by Gatsby. As Daisy awaits Gatsby in Nick’s living room, Nick has taken account of Gatsby through the weather, “Aware of the loud beating of my own heart I pulled the door to against the rain.” (Fitzgerald 86) The rain symbolizes the growing fear of past Daisy altering her present self, expressed through Jordan’s story, affecting Gatsby whose apprehension of meeting
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