The Great Gatsby- Chapter 2

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  • Chapter 2
    • TJ Eckleberg
      • Semantic field of vision
      • Symbolism: God like appearance
    • Valley of Ashes
      • Link to American Dream
        • People try to escape from this desolate place
          • Dump: by-product of capitalism
          • Lack of glamour: contrast to New York
        • Semantic fields
          • Colourlessness
          • Depression/Desolation
      • Simile
        • 'A fantastic farm where ashes grew like wheat
    • New York
      • Opposite to the Valley of Ashes
      • Nick
        • Source  of contradiction for him
          • Fascinated
          • Repulsed
      • Party at the apartment
        • Nick is reserved- horrified & fascinated- zoo?
        • Creates a mysterious atmosphere about Gatsby, whom we haven't met yet
    • Garage
      • Wilson
        • like the Valley of Ashes
      • Appearance
    • Tom
      • Bully- Authoritarian
        • physical strength
        • social status
  • TJ Eckleberg
    • Semantic field of vision
    • Symbolism: God like appearance
  • Nick gives personal judgement
    • Appearance

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