Examples Of Imagery In The Great Gatsby

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At the end of F. Scott Fitzgeralds novel The Great Gatsby, the narrarator, Nick Caraway, contemplates about Jay Gatsby and his choice of choosing the green light that is used to symbolize the "orgastic future that year by year recedes before us"(180) A form of imagery can be seen here where Fitzgearld writes about "boats against the current" that are "borne back ceasely into the past.(180) When talking about the boats against the current, it is representing the foolishness of humanity and the issues that are continually ongoing with being able to have a diffrent mindset when it comes to a new idea. The current can be seen as a barrier to people as they are seen as just being normal ideas. Imagery is also shown so you are able to go in depth
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