Great Gatsby Symbols
Developing Sentences: The green light symbolizes hope. On the night Nick Caraway came back from Daisy’s house he saw Jay Gatsby watching a green light in yearning, which suggests a desire Jay has. The green light was at the end of the dock in East Egg and Jay lives in the West Egg, which shows the distances between the two Eggs.
Introduction of Evidence: Nick sees the longing Jay Gatsby has for the green light, which is highlighted in this quote.
Evidence: “…he stretched out his arms toward the dark water in a curious way, and, far as I was from him, I could have sworn he was trembling.”(20).
Explanation: This quote represents that the opportunity Jay saw in the green