CH 1, The Green Light Symbol: Gatsby's' hopes and dreams
CH 2, Valley of Ashes Symbol: Loss of hope and dreams
CH 3, Gatsby's house Symbol: Shows how rich he is
"Involuntarily I glanced seaward- and distinguished nothing except a single green light, minute and far away, that might have been at the end of the dock, (Fitzgerald,26).
CH 4, Gatsby's house parties Symbol: He threw the parties for Daisy
"This is a valley of ashes- a fantastic farm where ashes grow like wheat into ridges and hills and grotesque gardens, where ashes take the forms of houses and chimneys and rising smoke and finally, with a transcendent effort of men,who dimly and already crumbly through the powered air," (Fitzgerald, 27).
CH 7, Gatsby's yellow car Symbol: Gatsby and Daisy killing Mrytle
"In the main hall a bar with a real brass rail was set up, and stocked with gin and liquor and with cordials so long that most of the female guests were too young to know one from another,"(Fitzgerald, 44).
CH 8, Gatsby's pool Symbol: Gatsby dying
"I think he half expected her to wander into one of his parties, some nights," (Fitzgerald, 84).
"The "death car" as the newspaper called it," (Fitzgerald, 144).
"There was a faint, barley percept, the movement of the water as the flesh flow from one end urged its way toward the drain at the other..."(Fitzgerald, 170).