The Great Gatsby. F.Scott  Fitzgerald 1925


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  • The Great Gatsby. F.Scott  Fitzgerald 1925
    • Themes
      • Restlessness
      • Obsession
      • Passion/Love
      • Jealousy
      • Murder and revenge
      • All theat glitters...
      • Class
    • Motifs
      • The WEATHER reflects the action in the novel. e.g Rain storm during the beginning of Gatsby and Daisy's affair
    • Characters
      • Tom
      • Nick Carraway
      • Daisy
      • Jay Gatsby
      • Myrtle
      • Jorden
    • Quotations
      • "a single green light, minute and faraway, that might have been the end of a dock."
      • "It takes two to make an accident."
      • “If personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures, then there was something gorgeous about him”
      • “No amount of fire or freshness can challenge what a man will store up in his ghostly heart.”
    • Symbols
      • The GREEN LIGHT that Gatsby can see represents his desire for Daisy and his jealousy that he cannot have her.
        • Also helps highlight the physical separation of the couple over the two eggs
      • The Valley of Ashes represents the desolation of the 20s and is the scene of the murder of Myrtle.
      • The EYES on the billboard that 'witness' the murder of Myrtle are the only suggestion of the divine in the novel. Possibly casting a judgement over the excesses of the decade
    • Relationships
      • Gatsby and Daisy
      • Tom and Daisy
      • Tom and Myrtle
      • Nick and Jordan


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