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town a name and ironically puts it right between West Egg and East Egg. "He stretched out his arms toward the dark water in a curious way, and, far as I was from him, I could have sworn he was trembling. Involuntarily I glanced seaward- and distinguished nothing except a single green light, minute and far away, that might have been at the end of the dock¨ (Fitzgerald). The green light in the novel is what really keeps us as reader interested.The green light is symboling Gatsby reaching for his dreams. The green light was the big idea in the novel, the symbol that got our attention, and it is the symbol that’s talked about all through the novel.
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Wagner 3 There are more to symbols than what we think. Symbols can be used in so many different ways for example,motifs,universal symbols and hidden symbolism. Symbols are surprisingly very powerful when it comes to using them, why good writers use symbols. Work cited Coconi, Angeliki. “Types of Symbols.”
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Wagner 4 Coconi, Angeliki. “What Is the Purpose of Symbols in Literature .” Fizgarel , F Scott. Puglisi, Becca Pugliso. “5 Important Ways to Use Symbolism in Your Story.”
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