The Great Gatsby Essay | The Repetitive Use of Color in the Great Gatsby

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The Repetitive Use of Color in the Great Gatsby

Summary: Analyzes the Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Discusses the author's use of the color yellow and color in general to make his work flow and connect. Explores how each character in the novel is associated with a color.
Through out The Great Gatsby Fitzgerald repeats the use of color. Each character in the novel is connected with some color. But the constant reoccurrence of the color yellow signifies many important places, characters, and ideas in the novel. Fitzgerald also uses yellow to constantly weave each and every part of the book with another. This reoccurring theme of the color yellow is found in every chapter and is connected with every subject in the book. The dominant role of yellow throughout the novel is exemplified in the eyes of Doctor T. J. Eckleburg, Daisy's name, Gatsby's car, and the hair of Daisy's child. In the Great Gatsby yellow symbolizes deception, wealth, and a masking of a persons real personality. Fitzgerald did not choose to represent these objects and many other objects as yellow just for the fun of it. The...

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