The Great Gatsby Passage Analysis

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Charles Lai Period: 1 Date: March 4, 2015 AP English Literature Great Gatsby Passage Analysis Passage 7 1. The statement "the profound human change and excitement was generating on the air" refers to many of the Gatsby 's parties. Gatsby just wanted Daisy to just waltz into one of his parties. Daisy did in the later chapter while being attended by Tom at the party. The phrase, "the profound human change", refers to the character changes in Gatsby, Daisy, and Tom. Gatsby and Daisy got together in a relationship, while Tom started to question the nature of Gatsby. Though Gatsby 's expectations falls short when Daisy does not understand him anymore. 2. Nick feels overwhelmed at the start of the chapter by the "colossal vitality of his illusion". The illusions had fell short of Gatsby 's dreams of seeing Daisy more enthusiastic and excited to meet him again. With the phrase, "Almost five years!", written by Nick shows that five years have been a lot for Gatsby and not as much for Daisy. In addition, Gatsby has done everything to get relationship back with Daisy as Nick narrated that "no amount of fire or freshness can challenge what a man will store up in his ghostly heart". This proves that Nick admires greatly of Gatsby. 3. Daisy 's voice is often repeated throughout the book that is always beautiful and never ceases to die at any point throughout the story, hence why Daisy 's voice "was like a deathless song". Nick 's characterization of Daisy 's voice suggest that Gatsby
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