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Gatsby Literary QuotesSlide2
“Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone, just remember that all the people in the world haven’t had the advantages you’ve had.”
“Now it was again a green light on the dock. His count of enchanted objects had diminished by one.
“You remind me of a—of a rose, an absolute rose.
“A breeze blew through the room, blew curtains in at one end and out the other like pale flags.”
“When she moved there was an incessant clicking as innumerable pottery bracelets jingled up and down upon her arms.
says Gatsby “would never so much look at a friend’s wife.
“I’d seen it. Everybody had seen it. It was a rich cream color, bright with nickel, swollen here and there in its monstrous length with triumphant hat-boxes and supper-boxes and tool-boxes, and terraced with a labyrinth of wind-shields that mirrored a dozen suns. Sitting down behind many layers of glass in a sort of green leather conservatory, we started to town.” (Look at this entire example as a whole, not the many literary devices within.
“One October day in 1917.”
“Anyhow, he gives large parties. And I like large parties. They’re so intimate. At small parties there isn’t any privacy.”
“His hand took hold of hers.”
“No—Gatsby turned out all right at the end; it is what preyed on Gatsby, what foul dust floated in the wake of his dreams that temporarily closed out my interest in the abortive sorrows and short-winded elations of men.
Metaphor or imagerySlide14
“West Egg, especially, still figures in my more fantastic dreams. I see it as a night scene by El Greco.
“That voice was a deathless song.
Metaphor or ForeshadowingSlide16
“It faced—or seemed to face—the whole external world for an instant, and then concentrated on you with an irresistible prejudice in your favor.
“In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars.”
“Wilson’s glazed eyes turned out to the
, where small gray clouds took on fantastic shapes and scurried here and there in the faint dawn wind.
, forgetting the more sentimental atmosphere, began to eat with ferocious delicacy.
“When I came home to West Egg that night I was afraid for a moment my house was on fire.
“If he’d of lived, he’d of been a great man. A man….James J. Hill.