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1

The colour blue?

Connotations with Gatsby’s parties. Signifies their illusory nature

2

The colour green?

Associated with Gatsby’s dreams. New world, exploration and discovery.

3

The colour white?

Mostly associated with Daisy. Ironic?

4

The colour yellow?

Associated with money, death, sickly colour like the car

5

The colour grey?

Associated with lifelessness, death, often in the valley of ashes and with Wilson

6

Symbol of glasses?

T.J Eckleburg & Owl eyes
Unique powers of perception
Eckleburg - oversees VoA and inspires Wilson to murder Gatsby

7

“Marble...

...swimming pool”

8

“Italian...

...gardens”

9

“This is a...

...Valley of Ashes”

10

“Her voice...

...was full of money”

11

“Represented everything...

“For which I had an unaffected scorn”

12

“I’m inclined...

...to reserve all judgments”

13

“Furniture entirely..

...too large for it”

14

“Beautiful...

...little fool”

15

“Surplus...

...flesh”

16

“Fantastic...

...farms”

17

“They oughtn’t to...

...let her run around the country this way”

18

Distinguished nothing...

Except a single green light, minute and far away