The connection between the eyes and God are strongest in Wilson’s grief stricken mind.
He repeats that “God sees everything’’ to himself, allowing the reader and unsettling insight into his mind prior to killing Gatsby and himself.
It is a “desolate area of land’’ between West Egg and New York which was created by the dumping of industrial ashes.
The Valley Of Ashes represents the moral and social decay produced by the pursuit of wealth without thought for others.
We learn then that money is the most important thing to Daisy.
Money is gold/yellow, a colour commonly associated with corruption and dishonesty.
Scott Fitzgerald’s use of the symbols throughout the novel, supporting your answer with reference to the text. They add to the understanding we take from the novel.
A symbol is an object, character, figure or colour that is used to represent an abstract idea or concept. Scott Fitzgerald uses many symbols throughout the novel to highlight key ideas, some are more obvious than others but all are effective. Symbols highlight the beliefs of characters and the seasonal setting aides the building climax.
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“The symbolic aspect of the novel adds greatly to our understanding of the text.’’ Discuss F.