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  • Gatsby's American Dream
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    Gatsby's Dream A symbol is defined as something that stands for or suggests something else by reason of relationship, association, convention, or accidental resemblance. In the novel The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, he uses the green light, the East and West egg, and T. J Eckleburg to show how the American Dream is present and affects each of the characters. The American Dream is different for different people, but in The Great Gatsby, for Gatsby, the dream is that through wealth and po...
  • E S P Symbols
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    ESP E. 's. p. or Extrasensory perception sometimes called the sixth sense it is acquiring information without use of the five senses. Other names of e. 's. p. in the 19th century were crypt esthesia then rel esthesia and then clairvoyance or " seeing the distance". It can provide someone with information on the past, present, or future. Although no clear evidence exists e. 's. p. has still attracted a lot of attention over the centuries. E. 's. p. was though to have gone back to biblical times h...
  • Promise Of The Dream Gatsby
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    Shavaun Swygert Ms. Goe big English June 1, 1998 Color-Symbolism in The Great Gatsby The beauty of F. Scott Fitzgerald's writing is probably nowhere more exhibited than in his handling of the color-symbols in The Great Gatsby. The range of the color-symbols and their complex operations at each stage of action is escaped from the readers. As was researched, the colors represent both the dream and the reality. Nick describes Gatsby: "like an ecstatic patron of recurrent light". (Piper 145) Nick al...
  • Your Dreams As A Symbolic Form
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    Are Dreams Really a Mystery In the middle of the night, I was taking a walk through the woods. I could hear owls hooting and animals scattering under leaves. From the vague sound of water trickling over rocks, I knew my destination was coming soon. As I was walking, the heel of my foot got wedged between a stump and a rock. I started to sway and my heart stopped. Slowly I could feel my body fall towards the ground. Not knowing when I would fall, where I would land, what I would fall on or what m...
  • S Surrealist The Temptation Of Saint Anthony
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    During the period between World War I and World War II, many people decided that rationale had created the destruction left behind from the war and that it was time to rely on the subconscious as a way to analyze the world. These people became known as Surrealists. One of the most famous surrealist artists was Salvador Dal'i. Dal'i's piece The Temptation of Saint Anthony is a prime example of Surrealism. Surrealist paintings are described as dreamlike and fantastical. Much of Dal'i's paintings w...
  • Symbol Language Of The Dream
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    Sam Vaknin's Psychology, Philosophy, Economics and Foreign Affairs Web Sites Are dreams a source of reliable divination Generations upon generations seem to have thought so. They incubated dreams by travelling afar, by fasting and by engaging in all other manners of self deprivation or intoxication. With the exception of this highly dubious role, dreams do seem to have three important functions: a. To process repressed emotions (wishes, in Freud's speech) and other mental content which was suppr...
  • Contrast To The Light
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    Yeah. Throughout this novel (Mice and Man), Steinbeck uses a lot of symbols. He uses light as symbol of hope and friendship in the novel. Sometimes he has light, surrounded by darkness. Light is also a symbol of peace and friendship. Light is used as a symbol in many world religions. Heaven is symbolized by light. When people die, they see "the light in the end of the tunnel". As a contrast to the light, there is violence. In this novel there is a lot of violence. Light and dark, is another cont...
  • Sexual Dreams
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    The paper provides the basic knowledge of dreams, their significance in our lives and discusses sexual dreams to demonstrate how they have the capability to change and make our lives happier and more enjoyable. What are dreams Why do people dream Is there any possible way to understand them All these questions triggered peoples minds for generations to provide valid answers. Dream analysis commenced many years ago. Curiosity people possessed and mysticism that dreams contained provided a solid g...
  • Dreams Every Ninety Minutes Of Every Night
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    Dreams Every ninety minutes of every night we " re asleep, a dream unfolds. The short dreams at the beginning of the night are usually no more exciting that the idle thoughts that randomly pop into our heads when we " re awake. But as the night progresses, the length of each dream increases (the last dream can be up to twenty minutes long), the body responds more intensely (increased heartbeat, respiration, muscle twitching), and the dreams become deeper. Dreams are sometimes said to be ordinary...
  • Dreams Of Sun
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    SHATTERING THE DARKNESS In the poem "As I Grew Older " by Langston Hughes, a young man is thinking about his goals and that he cannot achieve them because of racial prejudice. The theme of the poem is that prejudice is used to keep people from accomplishing their dreams. Hughes expresses this idea by using imagery, anaphora, and a symbol. Imagery helps Hughes to show how prejudice is used to keep people from accomplishing their goals. In the beginning of the poem, Hughes talks about a dream he h...
  • Meaning Of Dream Symbols
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    I ts 10: 00 p.m. and you are in your bed feeling relaxed and sleepy. You had a long day at work and all you can think about is getting rest for the next day. Its now 10: 30 p.m. and you start to doze off, you feel like you are sinking into your bed, and you start to feel as if in some way you are out of your own body. Now, you have finally fallen asleep. I ts now, 1: 30 a.m. and you are tossing and turning, you feel frightened and all sweaty, all of a sudden your eyes you are wide awake and your...
  • Corrupt As The East Egg
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    And the Home of the Greedy As Matthew J. Broccoli noted: An essential aspect of the American-ness and the historicity of The Great Gatsby is that it is about money. The Land of Opportunity promised the chance for financial success. (p. xi) The Great Gatsby is indeed about money, but it also explores its aftermath of greed. Fitzgerald detailed the corruption, deceit and illegality of life that soon pursued the dream. However, Fitzgerald entitles the reader to the freedom to decide whether or not ...

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