Weather Symbolism In The Great Gatsby

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Giang Vuong The great Gatsby 1. The weather mostly during this chapter is raining. Water often symbolizes crying, sadness, unhappiness and missing or it can symbolize spring, feeding flowers to grow or time for a new life. This symbolism of water applies to Gatsby that he has been waiting a long time for this moment; he is wrecked of nerves when he saw Daisy and the atmosphere at the beginning of the meeting is kind of awkward because they barely talk to each other; this is the time that the weather is raining heavily and gloomy. After about half an hour, the rain stops and then the sun come out .The changing weather symbolizes the atmosphere changing. They started to talk to each other and being closed by the time Nick comes back to the room.…show more content…
Repetition of “too late”: The description of time is appeared through all over this chapter. Gatsby was waiting for Daisy, but he said, “It’s too late” after he asks Nick to go to Coney Island and Gatsby’s line, “it’s too late!” when he thinks Daisy is not coming. This demonstrates that Gatsby and Daisy’s relationship is too late to save in Gatsby’s mind. He thinks that she will never come to see him; he thinks that Daisy will never fall in love with him again because it’s too late to start over everything; Daisy is already married with Tom. Gatsby is so nervous in the beginning of this chapter. He is scared of the time when the clock it’s about to 4 o’clock that Daisy will not…show more content…
This is the green light in the beginning of the book, the first times Nick sees Gatsby. The light is a sign of Gatsby 's desire to meet daisy again. The light has no significance now that Gatsby seems to have achieved his dream: Daisy. As Gatsby recognizes that he has reached that green light of Daisy 's dock, Nick notes that it perhaps has occurred to him "that the colossal significance of that light had now vanished forever." Thus, the quality of Gatsby 's long desire is gone and he can only show for Daisy his wealth, knowing this is what drawn her to Tom Buchanan. I think that if Gatsby is ever reunited with daisy that the light will disappear, and a part of his love for daisy will disappear with
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