KEY QUOTES

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  • Created on: 12-02-18 15:09
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  • KEY QUOTES
    • 'my father snobbishly suggested and i snobbishly repeat...' pg 7
    • 'factual immitation of some Hotel de Ville in Normany...spanking new under a thin beard of raw ivy' pg 11
    • ' and then drifted here' repetition of drifted pg 11
    • 'anchored ballons' 'shut the rear windows' pg 13
    • 'she snapped them out with her fingers' pg 17
    • 'the fifth guest's shrill metallic urgency' pg 21
      • 'almost at the moment when mr gatsby identified himself ...calling him on the aire' pg49
      • 'the phone rang...' pg 90
      • 'Just beforenoon the phone worke me' pg147
    • 'reached his arms toward the dark water...a single green light' pg 25
    • eyes of dr eckleburg 'brood on over the solemn dumpling ground' pg 26
    • 'thickish figure of a woman blocked out the light' pg 28
    • with the influence of the dress her personality has also undergone a change pg 33
    • 'neither of them can stand the person their married to' pg 35
    • 'i wanted to get out...but each time i tried to go i became entangled in some ...argument' pg 37
    • 'our line of yellow windows must have contributed their share of human secrecy to the casual watcher' pg 37
    • 'i was within and without'
    • 'enough coloured lights to make a Christmas tree of G house' pg 41
    • 'the earth lurches away from the sun' pg42
    • 'i'll bet he killed a man' pg 45
    • 'this fella's a regular Belasco.it's a triumph...knewhen to stop though - didn't cut the pages' pg 47
    • 'it was one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it' pg49
    • 'i got a strong impression he was picking his words with care' pg 49
    • 'old sport'
    • 'it was a rich cream colour, bright with nickel, swollen here and there in its monstrous length' pg 63
      • 'my own  taxi groaned' pg 79
    • 'i'll tell you God's truth' pg 63
    • 'a white chauffeur, in which sat three modish negroes' pg 67
    • 'Wolfsheim's nose flashed at me indignantly' pg 69
    • ' she cried...we locked the door  and got her into a cold bath' pg 74
    • 'its a great advantage not to drink among hard-drinking people' pg 75
    • colour imagery
      • 'lilac trees' 'lavender hat' pg 82
    • 'its an old clock...it had smashed in pieces on the floor' pg 84
    • "like Kant at his church steeple" pg 85
    • 'it 's stopped raining' pg 86
    • 'i think he revalued everything in his house according to the measure of response it drew from her well-loved eyes'  pg88
      • 'the colossal vitality of his illusion' pg 92
    • 'the colossal significance of the light had now vanished forever' pg 90
    • 'the truth is that Jay Gatsby...sprang from his Platonic conception of himself" pg 96
    • 'he invented just the sort of Jay Gaysby that a seventeen-yeaer-old boy would...sprang from a platonic version of himself' pg 95
    • 'women run around too much these days to suit me' pg 100
    • ''she was appalled by West Egg' pg 103
    • 'cant repeat the past?'...'why of course you can' pg 106
    • 'then he kissed her...the incarnation was complete' pg 107
    • 'what i and almost remembered was uncommunicable forever' pg 107
    • 'through the hall of the buchanans house blew a faint wind' pg 110
    • 'drank down nervous gaiety with the cold ale' pg113
    • 'her voice is full of money' pg 115
    • 'it occurred to me that there was no profound difference between men, in intelligence or race, so profound as the difference between the sick and the well' pg118
    • 'only the dead dream fought on as the afternoon slipped away' pg128
    • structure of M's death - explained before he knows = dramatic irony pg 130
    • 'there was an unmistakable air of natural intimacy' pg 138
    • 'always with indiscernible barbed wire between' pg 141
    • 'god sees everything...thats an advisterment' pg 152
    • 'schedule pg 164
    • 'we were all westerners...subtly unadaptable to eastern life' ph 167
    • 'gatsbybelieved in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year receeds us' pg 171
    • 'so we beat on.... pg 173
    • driven by a white chauffeur, in which sat three modish negroes, two bucks and a girl pg 67
    • jimmy was bound to get ahead pg 164
    • gleaming like silver, safe and proud above the hot struggles of the poor pg 142
    • while the church bells...the world and its mistress returned to gatbsys pg 60
    • 'ash grey men' pg 26
    • broke her nose with his open hand' pg 39
    • sell me that car pg 28
    • you can never repeat the past
    • Only the dead dream fought on as the afternon slipped away.

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