The Color Gold Symbols Of The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Marlayna Mcarthur

2nd, lit

Mrs .Watler

12/9/2015

The Color Gold symbolize In The Great Gatsby

Colors have many shades, along with various meanings and emotions. When you look at the shade of a color and what it means in books each color has its own meaning and emotional attachment to each character. the color gold has been mention in the book The Great Gatsby. Gold has a connection to everything in this book. It has several different meaning: happiness, richness, extremely valuable, corruption, mean, rude, snobby, to lie. Gold has corrupted the America dream in every way possible.

In the 1920 's people who were born into the wealth looked down on the ones who had acquired it .The new rich was lacking on the high- class traditions on the other hand the old rich had better high-class traditions . In reality the old rich does not trust the new rich therefore made Tom say to Nick “ a lot of these newly rich people are just big bootlegger, you know.”(Fit.114). The old was taught education and to be polite meanwhile the new rich was looking for a splendid time. Of Couse while the new rich was partying and getting drunk .The old rich was just standing by frowning upon on the new rich "She was appalled by West Egg...by its raw vigor that chafed...and by the too obtrusive fate that herded its inhabitants along a short-cut from nothing to nothing. She saw something awful in the very simplicity she failed to understand.”(Fit. 113). Do you know…
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