Examples Of Daisy And Ldquo In The Great Gatsby

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The Great Gatsby The beginning of the first passage starts with Gatsby describing how he looks at Daisy’s house across the water and admires the green light that burns on the end of her dock. He goes on to say “If it wasn’t for the mist we could see your home across the bay.”, now Fitzgerald has used the element of weather all throughout the book in the form of that rain which foreshadows something turbulent or unpleasant is going to occur. This is the first time that he has mentioned the use of fog which could mean various options. What Fitzgerald is symbolizing is that the view of Daisy now has become either clouded or opaque. This is later quoted by Nick saying “... it had occurred to him that the colossal…show more content…
The description of the setting is as follows; “Outside the wind was loud and there was a faint flow of thunder along the Sound.” The “faint flow of thunder” can represent an incoming trouble that is going to occur in this passage. When Nick is leaving the house with Gatsby, and Daisy still inside, he goes to say good-by to Gatsby when he describes him as “...the expression of bewilderment had come back into Gatsby’s face, as though a faint doubt had occurred to him as the quality of his present happiness.” He has described Gatsby like this after he feels his dreams and expectations of this moment would be so much better than is actually is. He feels that Gatsby had expected so much that it was almost impossible to successfully fulfill his dream of him and Daisy. Nick wants another woman to come and sweep him off his feet to get him to move on from Daisy. He feels bad for Gatsby for believing that he could recreate the past and take away the five years that separated him and Daisy. The last sentence is quoted “No amount of fire or freshness can challenge what a man will store up in his ghostly heart.” This quote from Nick summarizes how lonely Gatsby was without Daisy and his time spent away from her he would think of how everything can remain the same as it was before the war started. Although he finds out that even with all his meticulous planning to create the perfect scene it would never be like the times he had with her before he left for the
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