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Time in "The Great Gatsby"

Summary: Essay discusses the topic of "time" in Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby."
"Can't repeat the past? Why of course you can!" (Fitzgerald 116) Gatsby never learns that he is incorrect. The past is the past and can never be brought back. Reviewers of "The Great Gatsby"have agreed. They have determined that Fitzgerald uses "time", written in the progression of the seasons, in his book as a force that nothing can stop its path or overcome. Reviewers claim that Fitzgerald shows through Daisy Buchanan and the seasons as deadly and destructive, that time is an unstoppable force.

Reviewers have agreed that Fitzgerald shows that through Daisy Buchanan the seasons create a sense that time is an unstoppable force. "[Daisy] is very much a seasonal creature. It is impossible, then, for Gatsby to catch this light and fix it in one place or time" (Hermanson par. 3). Because Daisy is considered a "seasonal creature" she is not only affected by...

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