Examples Of Motifs In The Great Gatsby

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MOTIFS The author F. Scott Fitzgerald shows in his book, The Great Gatsby, the motif of Parties. It also presents the theme that Love can ruin lives. Both the motif and the theme are connected by two of the characters, Gatsby and Daisy. The motif parties provide how Gatsby throws expensive parties as evidenced by the type of guests that shows up, the lights, the food and the entertainment. The first association shows the connection between parties and the characters when Gatsby invites Daisy, Tom, and Nick. Gatsby was trying to show of how much he has and how fast he got it “His eyes went over it, every arched door and square tower. “It took me just three years to earn the money that bought it(Fitzgerald 90).” The reason Gatsby always throws
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