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  • Setting
  • Setting
  • Rising Action
  • "'Whenever you feel like criticizing any one,' he told me, 'just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had.'"This book takes place in the 1920's in New York. Nick meets his second cousin, Daisy, and her husband, Tom. The motif is the east and west eggs.
  • Climax
  • "There was music from my neighbor's house through the summer nights."Gatsby is throwing a whole bunch of parties , but only ever invited one person, Nick. When he meets Gatsby, it's by surprise to Nick but probably planned by Gatsby. The motif is the alcohol.
  • Falling Action
  • "Gatsby, pale as death, with his hands plunged like weights in his coat pockets, was standing in a puddle of water glaring tragically into my eyes." The rising action is displayed by Gatsby seeing Daisy; having drinks and mingling. He would be with her and Tom. As they keep seeing each other, Tom gets more suspicious of the situation. The motif is the green light across the bay at Daisy's dock.
  • Resolution
  • "The 'death car' as the newspapers called it, didn't stop;" Gatsby's car, driven by Daisy, killed Myrtle and she kept going out of fear. Tom figured out it was Gatsby's car and was angry at him for killing his mistress. The symbol here is Gatsby's car.
  • "and the holocaust was complete." This meant that the deaths were done. Gatsby was found dead in his pool and George Wilson's body was found in bushes nearby. the symbol here is the sign of Doctor T.J. Eckleburg.
  • "I wanted to get somebody for him." Nick finally got Gatsby's dad and felt better. His dad was happy to see how accomplished his son became on his own. The symbol is Gatsby's house.
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