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Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby is considered a novel that embodies America in the 1920s.

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And one fine morning——So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past” (Fitzgerald 180)

The concluding words return to the theme of the significance of the past to dreams of the future, represented by the green light.

The affair between the two fails, however, and ends in Gatsby being shot and killed.

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Gatsby bought his house directly across from the Buchanans so that his chances of reuniting with Daisy would increase, and he also throws his great parties in hopes that Daisy would attend one.

Scott Fitzgerald's novel, The Great Gatsby, the main character, Jay Gatsby is quite enigmatic.

The “rich cream color” of the car is used to display Gatsby’s achievement of a wealthy status, while the “green leather conservatory” symbolizes his internal yearning for Daisy (Fitzgerald 64).


A good example would be the character Jay Gatsby in F.

This is associated with the great American Dream; ideally people desired security and wealth, and they would stop at nothing to obtain it, similar to how Daisy sacrifices her love for wealth and status.

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Another way yellow is shown through death is when Gatsby walked past the yellowing trees that were on the way to his pool before he was killed by George Wilson.

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Fitzgerald uses the brightly colored, extravagant shirts to represent the futility of the American Dream; the green shirt, which displays Gatsby’s wealth, and Daisy’s final rejections shows that even Gatsby’s optimism and efforts to attain his happiness failed ("Color").

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Green is a “possessive and materialistic” color, and it represents the need to own things, which is portrayed in Gatsby’s relentless pursuit for Daisy ("Color").

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Scott Fitzgerald turns on the heat in Gatsby, he amplifies a single detail into an element of function and emphasis that transforms neutral landscapes into oppressive prisms” (Dyson 116)....

This is especially true with Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.

I think that the first condition for a person to be in a successful relationship is to be happy with the person he or she is, in other words to love themselves.” This same endeavor for self-happiness also occurs in literature as characters struggle to shape relationships with others because of their own negative self-image.

In the sunlight his face was green” (Fitzgerald 131).

In Lewis’s Babbitt and Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, both Babbitt and Gatsby face these strained self-images while struggling to create relationships....