Analyze White In The Great Gatsby Analysis

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Introduction Gatsby is a hero came from a poor family at the American Midwest, but he was ambitious, determined to get rid of poverty through his own efforts to realize the dream in the novel. The author gives Gatsby a series of beautiful quality: integrity, strong, open minded, persistent, and love. In order to show Gatsby 's characteristics and dreams, the author used the green. Green is the symbol of hope and dream. It can show Gatsby is full of hope and the dream in his life. The reason why white as the main colors follow Daisy, just want to highlight a contrast, use pure white to highlight a contrast with her soul was decayed by money. Analyze White In English, white owns the metaphorical meaning as “wealthy”, “elegant”, “noble” and…show more content…
At all these formal occasions, the characters choose to wear white to exhibit their charm, decency and outstanding social position. White is the representative colour of Daisy. Indeed, in this novel, when Daisy shows her appearance, white will present its existence to the utmost. She is the girl in dream of Gatsby, and “high in a white palace, the king’s daughter”. The author never grudges the beautiful words on Daisy and even names her, a name with holy white ring, Daisy Fay. “Daisy” refers to a kind of white bellis perennis white “Fay” comes from “fairy” which makes her name a perfect combination of pureness and charm and leaves readers with infinite imagination. After marriage, Daisy can do whatever she wants under the guaranty of Tom’s wealth, but she cannot escape from her inner emptiness and idle lifestyle. She always asks “what’ll we do” and wonders “what do people plan”. She always “watches for the longest day of year and then miss…show more content…
“Gatsby believed in the green light is the hope for Gatsby and this also comes from its colour metaphorical meaning. In his dream, he always has hope and opportunity to reach his aim, but his dream is not pure for money. The author use the green light associate with the wild pursuit of Gatsby to Daisy, given the green light symbolic meaning with an obvious sarcasm. Fitzgerald to the people that American dream is destroy by the material pursuit that result in people cannot achieve the American dream. Green is Gatsby 's hope. Tragic life of Gatsby is due to the unrealistic pursuit of green
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