The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby

Under The Red, White And Blue.

Green light at the end of Daisy?s dock, Toms love with Myrtle, and the James Gatsby?s American dream Symbolizes the plot of the story. The Symbolisms also tells Gatsby?s part in the story and ambition of the Gatsby. This book The Great Gatsby was first named Under The Red White And Blue because it symbolizes the flag of America and American people?s dream. Green light at the end of Daisy?s dock symbolizes the aspiration of James Gatsby?s love towards daisy. Nick Caraways firsts realized the love with daisy when he saw Gatsby?s arm stretched out towards the green light. ?--- He stretched out his arms towards the dark water in a curious way, as far as I was from him I could have saw he was trembling. Involuntarily I glanced seaward --- and distinguished nothing except a single green light, minute far away, that might have been at the end of the dock.

? (Page 26). This shows the effect of green light on Gatsby?s love towards Daisy. ?Possibly it had occurred to him that the colossal significance of that light have now vanished forever. Compared to the great distance that had separated him from Daisy it had seemed very near to here. It seemed as close as a star to the moon. Now it was again a green light on a dock. His count of enchanted objects had diminished by one?. This Shows how Gatsby realized the reality upon his love instead of the ideal he had created on her in his opinion.

The relation ship of Tom Buchanan and myrtle is very important. They seem to love each other but they never truly loved each other. Myrtle never loved Tom. She just loved the life that Tom had led.