The Great Gatsby Metaphors

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In The Great Gatsby by Fitzgerald, the author uses symbolism and metaphors to demonstrate how one’s persistent desire to pursue their objective is heavily altered by one’s past.
Throughout the passage, Fitzgerald uses symbolism and metaphors to signify one’s ambition to achieve their desired future. When Nick refers to Gatsby’s belief in “the green light at the end of Daisy’s dock” (Fitzgerald 171) the green light is a representation of Gatsby’s goal to live his desired lifestyle. It exemplifies his obsession with the idea of spending his future with Daisy and the strong intention he has to achieve this. Gatsby’s desire to be with Daisy became the only thing he believed he should achieve to obtain. Furthermore, another use of symbolism is

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