Water Symbolism In The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby The roaring 20’s will go down as a high time in American history. The time period overflowed with scandal, love and mystery. The characters in the novel flaunted their wealth and lived a very extravagant life. The author F. Scott Fitzgerald uses symbolism throughout the story, such as a green pier light, the East and West Egg and the valley of ashes to explain significant themes and events in The Great Gatsby. Across the water from Gatsby’s lavish mansion, a green light shines towards him from Daisy’s house. This is a very prominent symbol in the novel.To Gatsby, the green light represents his hopes and dreams for the future. Especially for Daisy’s love. If he was to attain her he would complete his American dream. Yet,
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