English Literature - Great Gatsby

Quotations and meanings.

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Great Gatsby Quotes

I hope she’ll be a fool—that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.
Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone...just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had.So he invented just the sort of Jay Gatsby that a seventeen year old boy would be likely to invent, and to this conception he was faithful to the end.
Gatsby turned out all right at the end; it is what preyed on Gatsby, what foul dust floated in the wake of his dreams that temporarily closed out my interest in the abortive sorrows and short-winded elations of men.

There must have been moments even that afternoon when Daisy tumbled short of his dreams -- not through her own fault but because of the colossal vitality of his illusion.

There is no confusion like the confusion of a simple mind.

A single green light, minute and faraway, that might have been the end of a dock

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Endurling Love Quotes

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These are just quotes taken from the novel. How about some analysis?

For example, the significance of the single green light. The green light symbolises Gatsby's love for Daisy and the distance signifies that this hope/dream is unattainable.

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