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Essay | Symbolic Representation in The Great Gatsby

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Symbolic Representation in The Great Gatsby

Summary: The assignment was to choose a novel that I have read in high school and discuss a literary device that is used in the novel.  I chose The Great Gatsby.  It was written by F. Scott Fitzgerald.  I chose to do symbolism and talk about what each character in the novel represents.  I was hoping to get some feedback about where in my paper I should add more references to the book, and what parts of my essay need the most work.
Symbolic Representation in The Great Gatsby   

Symbolic representation is common amongst people and cultures around the world, but it is also used in literature to change the meanings or instill a different meaning in the mind of the readers.  People hold different things to be symbolic. Dove and peace, a rose and love, they are both simple, yet symbolic.  The reader is forced to think, and make connections, and succeed in adding a whole new meaning to the experience of reading.  In the novel, The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald has used symbolism in the form of characters, and to develop the theme, the corruption of the American Dream.  

    First, all of the characters in The Great Gatsby are symbolic of different classes in American society, from the richest to the poorest.  Collectively...

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