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Essay | The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby

Summary: Examines F. Scott Fitzgerald's use of literary devices in his novel, 'The Great Gatsby'. Analyzes the significance of the green light in Gatsby's dream.
"Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgiastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that's no matter - tomorrow will run faster, stretch out our arms further. . . . And on fine morning--

So we bear on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past (Fitzgerald 189)."

In the last lines of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby," the protagonist and narrator Nick Carraway explains that Jay Gatsby believes in a dream, the green light symbolism, which is unobtainable. Gatsby lives across the water of the Long Island Sound from Daisy Buchanan with whom he was romantically involved in the years before the war. Now times have changed, since Daisy has married Tom Buchanan. Until she meets Gatsby at Nick's house, she was under the impression that Gatsby had died in the war. Throughout the novel Gatsby tries to tear Daisy...

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