The great Gatsby Theme

F.Scott Fitzgerald's book the great gatsby is about Nick Caraway observes the wealth and the poor life and reveals that social class's device explored the stuffy society during this period.

I am still a little afraid of missing something if I forget that, as my father snobbishly suggested, and I snobbishly repeat, a sense of the fundamental decencies is parceled out unequally at birth. (Fitzgerald 2)

Only Gatsby, the man who gives his name to this book, was exempt from my reaction.Gatsby, who represented everything for which I have an unaffected scorn. ( Fitzgerald 2)


Her face was sad and lovely with bright thing in it,bright eyes and a bright passionate mouth, but there was an excitement in her voice that men who had cared for her found difficult to forget: a singing compulsion, a whispered listen, apromise that she had done gay.exciting things just a while since and that were gay.( Fitzgerald 9)

She used to sit on the sand with his head in her lap by the hour, rubbing her fingers over his eyes and looking at him with unfathomable delight. ( Fitzgerald 77)


We shook hands and I started away. Just before I reached the hedge I remembered something and turned around. ( Fitzgerald 154)

Symbol: The green light

The green light end up standing for this dream of an " orgastic future" that's right, that means a future lived at the height of argasm, which is constantly getting farther and farther away, and that we keep trying grab for, despite the impossibility of reaching it.

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