30th June 2017

30/6/17 Paragraph


Describe at least one important object in the written text. Explain why that object was important.



Important object Importance Evidence
Symbolism in the green Light The green light represents gatsby’s hope and ambition to one day win daisy back “Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter—tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther”
Symbolism in water Water represents time and how it’s impossible to turn back time and rewrite your wrongs So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.
Symbolism in Gold and Yellow Gatsby’s illusions is revealed to the readers of the book through symbols such as he’s yellow and the others are gold. “The orchestra is playing yellow cocktail music,” “Two girls in twin yellow dresses,” against “here’s my little gold pencil.” and “Jordan’s slender golden arm,”

Introduction :

If you could turn back time and rewrite your wrongs knowing they will have consequences in the future, would you ? The famous book ‘The Great Gatsby’ by author F.Scott Fitzgerald takes you through the summer of illusion covered madness that is the summer of 7 key characters living In New York and how a man sacrifices all to try the love of his life. Fitzgerald uses the concept of symbolism to unveil illusion through key objects being Water, The green light and Gold vs Yellow in the novel ‘The Great Gatsby’. Throw my analysis of these symbols I will discuss about the idea of how the no matter how strong your story and illusion is, the present is superior and will always come back to haunt you.


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Throughout the Story, Water is represented as the past and how the past is preventing Gatsby from fulfilling his goal of winning Daisy back. Water is whats preventing Gatsby from reaching Daisy literally and metaphorically. water separates


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  1. Fletch, you have a solid plan here and I can see where you are going to go with this.

    I want you to re-read the intro: what errors can you spot?

    Please finish the analysis of the water so I can give you some solid feedback on this before our essay assessment on Thursday.


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