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An Analysis of The Great Gatsby Jay Gatsby lived his life with a progressive attitude he felt as though nothing was impossible He constantly was attempting to better his life by gaining prominence and wealth in the hopes of achieving his only goal winning the heart of Daisy Buchanan The last line of Fitzgeralds The Great Gatsby illustrates the life of Jay Gatsby in the sense that he was constantly defying odds and making gains in his life but he was constantly thrown back into the past through Daisy and his desire for love In The Great Gatsby by Fitzgerald it seems as though the world around him is progressing and strives to be more modern but all that Gatsby desires is to be thrown back into the past Gatsby has an incessant desire to be as close to daisy as possible Whenever Gatsby speaks in the essay he constantly refers to anything revolving Daisy First you hear about the purpose of him purchasing such a monstrous house and then the location The monstrous house in order to impress Daisy and show that he has the wealth she dreamed he had when they were young and the purpose of the location of the house being the green light at the end of Daisys dock The green light is a constantly referred to symbol throughout the book The green light really shows how close but yet how far Gatsby is from achieving his lifelong dream If you were to compare Gatsbys accomplishments directly to the quote He is the boat and his business deals constantly propel him into a new level of wealth against the current The current represents the odds of him being able to accomplish such a feat and Daisy being the person sending him ceaselessly into the past by leading him on She allows him to
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