Symbolism In The Great Gatsby

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The song, “We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off” Jermaine Stewart symbolizes Gatsby and Daisy’s relationship throughout the novel The Great Gatsby. When Jermaine sings, “We don't have to take our clothes off to have a good time, oh, no. We could dance & party all night and drink some cherry wine, oh, oh,” it symbolizes how Gatsby was at his own parties. His sole purpose of having the parties was to meet Daisy, and he wouldn’t dance and have a good time unless it was with Daisy. In the song Jermaine also sings, “So come on baby, won’t you show some class. Why’d you have to move so fast?” In this lyric Gatsby is trying to ask Daisy why did she have to immediately leave him when he went out for war. Why couldn’t she wait for him to come back?…show more content…
This can be shown through Tom’s perspective from the song “Like I Can” by Sam Smith. In the lyrics Sam Smith sings, “Why are you looking down all the wrong roads, when mine is the heart and the salt of the soul? There may be lovers who hold out their hands, but they'll never love you like I can, can, can. They'll never love you like I can, can, can.” This shows Tom’s reaction to when Daisy was forced by Gatsby to say she never liked Tom. Nobody will love and care for Daisy as much as Tom did for Daisy. Gatsby has tried extremely hard to make Daisy love him, but Tom is her true love. In conclusion, this lyric shows Tom’s frustration and concern for Daisy when she thinks she could live a better life with…show more content…
There was a lot of dancing, drinking, and meeting new people. The song, “A Little Party Never Killed Nobody” by Fergie greatly describes Gatsby’s parties. When Fergie sings, “A little party never killed nobody so we gon’ dance until we drop, drop,” it describes how people would dance all night at Gatsby’s parties. People who didn’t even know Gatsby would arrive at his house just to enjoy the fabulous parties he hosted. Additionally, when the song states, “They got drinks in their hands, and the room’s a bust. At the end of the night maybe you’ll find love,” symbolizes why Gatsby did have these parties. He expected that his love, Daisy, would show

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