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    In the book “The Great Gatsby” many important and obvious topics are spoken on such as wealth and neglect. Though there are many worthwhile topics in the novel the symbols in this novel will be spoken on. This is because F. Scott Fitzgerald uses many different and profound symbols in his books but this is especially true in his novel, “The Great Gatsby” with such symbols as the valley of ashes, The green light, Doctor T. J. Eckleburg’s eyes, Colors as whole, Cars, and Gatsby’s name change. First

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    In the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald displays numerous symbols spread throughout the story that improves the reader’s understanding of the story. Such symbols that Fitzgerald uses hold explicit meaning that shed light on the events throughout the novel. The Great Gatsby contains a cavalcade of symbols. This becomes evident when the story begins with Gatsby reaching for a green light to even the characters themselves who are representative of abstract concepts like racism, adultery

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    Objects can represent different things to different people, sometimes they could be as plain as an eraser; which symbolises a fix in a mistake while other times,the object chair can symbolise both comfort and peace. In the book “The Great Gatsby” the author focusses on key symbols that helps him convey his overall message:through eyes of TJ Eckleburg and how his presence influences the people living the valley of ashes,by comparing and contrasting the way an individual lives by comparing people from two

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    A symbol in literature is when an object or idea is given a deeper meaning than what is literally there. It may add context to a story. Symbols often include figures of speech, objects and places mentioned in the story, and actions of a character. Symbols are very important when adding meaning to a story and create more depth to the plot. In The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, many symbols appear throughout the novel. Fitzgerald deftly uses the billboard, the valley of ashes, and east and west

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    understand all the symbolism in The Great Gatsby I use two iconic symbols in my book cover. I used the green light and the eyes of Dr. T.J Eckleberg. The green light symbolizes one of Gatsby’s greatest desires that's just across the bay ,Daisy Buchanan. The ever judging eyes of the doctor are what I believe to be the eyes of god judging his children and all their drama as they drive by slowly their lives spiraling out of control. I used both together because Gatsby used so many people to try and get

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    roaring 20’s? Was it all fairytales In the novel “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald there are symbols that support the main theme and other ones surrounding it. For example, the green light and how is shows Gatsby's dream. As well as the Valley of Ashes and how it symbolizes the unattainability of the american dream. Last, but, not least doctor T.J. Eckleburg's eyes overlooking everyone as an all seeing god. All in all the three symbols corrupt to unattainability of the American dream.

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    1. Introduction- The book The Great Gatsby is full of secret symbols. For example, the green light is a clear symbol with daisy. The light is across the water of Gatsby’s back yard to Daisy’s house, representing not only her, but reaching for something that can never be obtained. Daisy can also symbolize a balloon expressed in one chapter as she “floats” down. These symbols really changed the way the book can be perceived. 2. Chapter 1- Quests in literature are, in most situations, unrecognizable

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    The Great Gatsby was written by the great F. Scott Fitzgerald and is one of the most influential novels fascinated by many individuals around the world. The book takes place in a fictional town filled with a mild genre of characters such the hopeless romantic as Gatsby, the untruthful as Jordan, the nice guy as Nick, the silly girl as Daisy and the dog with the old money as Tom. In this book there are many ironic and symbolics scenes such as Daisy and myrtle, Daisy and Gatsby's shirts and how nick

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    Essay on Symbols of The Great Gatsby

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    The American Dream keeping the hope afloat. F. Scott Fitzgerald captured this era in his book, The Great Gatsby. Through his many symbols he illustrates the hopes, the forgotten God, and the oppressed Americans of the Twenties. The symbols in The Great Gatsby help convey several different themes, from wealth to loss of morals, to poverty. The green light in The Great Gatsby is an ambiguous symbol. The green light is deceiving at first, tricking the reader into thinking it is

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    Nathaniel Woodford Three Symbols in the Great Gatsby Fitzgerald wrote “The Great Gatsby” to criticise America from straying from the “American Dream”. Typically the American society tries to follow the American Dream, which is a dream of a society that allows everyone, no matter what economic class they were born into, to be able to accomplish whatever they want with hard work. With this principle no matter their social class Americans should be able to accomplish anything. Fitzgerald thought

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