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Gatsby Symbols 20 points Directions: For each of the three symbols, write quotes that describe it. Then think about the meaning of the symbol and explain its importance in the novel. QUOTES MEANING 1. “I followed [Tom] over a low white-washed railroad fence and we walked back a hundred yards along the road under Doctor Eckleburg's persistent stare... "Terrible place, isn't it," said Tom, exchanging a frown with Doctor Eckleburg.” 1. The fact that even after we learn that the eyes are actually part of an advertisement, they are given agency and emotions. They don’t simply exist in space, but “look out” and “persistently stare,” the miserable landscape causes them to “brood,” and they are even able to “exchange a frown” with Tom despite the fact that they have no mouth. 2. “We were all irritable now with the fading ale and, aware of it, we drove for a while in silence. Then as Doctor T. J. Eckleburg's faded eyes came into sight down the road, I remembered Gatsby's caution about gasoline….That locality was always vaguely
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