Gatsby Final - Jenny Wyatt Ms Whitehead English 11 Period 1 The Great Gatsby The book The Great Gatsby is a rather well known piece of American

Gatsby Final - Jenny Wyatt Ms Whitehead English 11 Period 1...

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Jenny Wyatt Ms. Whitehead English 11, Period 1 10-17-1018 The Great Gatsby The book The Great Gatsby is a rather well known piece of American literature. It’s author, Scott F. Fitzgerald ,uses several aspects of symbolism in the novel. In doing so, Fitzgerald takes the novel to a new level of meaning. By using colors, characters, and objects in the book. One character in particular is Jay Gatsby. Jay Gatsby strongly embodied the American Dream. The overall novel makes it seems that the American dream in the 1920’s was mainly superficial. Along with the American Dream; there was so much going on in this time period. With people exploring new morals and new technologies like an assembly line. First off, the different symbols in the novel. One very well known symbol is the green light at the end of Daisy’s dock. It embodied Gatsby's dream to be with Daisy. This dream of his started five years prior to when the book takes place. That very dream of his, growing and evolving over those five years into an unattainable fantasy. Even when he had Daisy, it wasn’t enough. He wanted more from her, for her to say she never loved Tom. Along with the green

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