Flashcards in Gatsby Quotes Deck (11)
Destructive love of George
'He was his wife's man not his own'
Destruction of Myrtle - blood, valley of ashes, class, climbing plant
'Mingled her thick, dark blood with the dust'
Destruction of GATSBY by Daisy
Daisy's words 'bite physically into him'
Sensuous, visceral, painful, FS death
G Obsessive love for D on meeting again - time motif
'5 years next November'
'Here's a lot of clippings - about you'
G realises Daisy's voice is the American dream
'Her voice was full of money'
green light metaphor of American dream
- 1 reaching out end of chapter 2
- 2 concludes book
- 1 'yearning' 'trembling' 'single green light'
- 2 'Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future '
Obsession: G and Daisy's meeting, eyes motif
' He hadn't once ceased looking at daisy'
3 Quotes on Old money
Hint - illuminati, club, house
'Distinguished secret society'
she wet her lips
she blossomed for him like a flower