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  • Color For Symbolic Meanings
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    Color, the way an object is perceived, is utilized the Great Gatsby as a means to express, a character's personality, one's status, and lastly, a symbolic meaning. Fitzgerald used color to express many personalities, such as those of Daisy and Jordan, who were almost always clothed in white. Interestingly, the white appearance would imply purity and innocence, which are, unfortunately, words that can not be remotely associated with either one. Daisy provided an explanation of how they had "spent...
  • Symbolization Of The Color
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    The Great Gatsby Symbolism Essay The Hidden Story in Green and White Color symbolism is really popular in novels written during the 1920's. One such example is Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby. There is much color symbolism in this novel, but there are two main colors that stand out more than the others. The colors green and white influence the story greatly. Green shows many thoughts, ideas, attitudes, and choices that Gatsby has throughout the story. White represents the stereotypical...
  • Discrimination In Greene's Essay
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    Wilkinson 1 Comparison / Contrast of "Cut" and "The Fourth of July " In the two essays "Cut", by Bob Greene and "The Fourth of July", by Audre Lorde they both discuss how disappointments as a child affected their lives. Greene's essay gives five examples about how five boys were cut from a sports team and how they used that disappointment to become successful as adults. Lorde's essay differed in that it told one story of how her and her family were on their vacation in Washington D.C. and they w...
  • Biggest Difference In Color Symbolism
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    Symbolism in The Great Gatsby In the novel, The Great Gatsby, there is lots of reflection on symbolism, and especially colored symbolism. In this novel symbolism is a very important factor, it shows the difference between the different characters and scenes in the novel. The color green influences the story a lot. Green shows many thoughts, ideas, attitudes, and choices that Gatsby has throughout the story. White too plays an even more important role in the novel as it is used to represent some ...
  • Color's Level Of Reflected Light
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    Color fills our world with beauty. We delight in the colors of a magnificent sunset and in the bright red and golden-yellow leaves of autumn. We are charmed by gorgeous flowering plants and the brilliantly colored arch of a rainbow. We also use color in various ways to add pleasure and interest to our lives. For example, many people choose the colors of their clothes carefully and decorate their homes with colors that create beautiful, restful, or exciting effects. By their selection and arrange...
  • Colors Green And Gold
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    Essay: The Scarlet Letter-Colors Throughout the novel, 'The Scarlet Letter,' ; Nathaniel Hawthorne illustrates the themes with various dramatic colors. Of the array are the colors green and gold, where green symbolizes different aspects of nature such as tranquility, security, and gloominess, whereas gold represents all that pertains to luxuriance, serenity and goodness. In certain chapters, it seems as if one color is codependent with the other. The implication of the color green was most abund...
  • Common Form Of Color Blindness
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    Color Blindness Color blindness is the inability to distinguish particular colors. Itis generally an inherited trait, but can result from a chemical imbalance or eye injury. There are three primary colors. They are red, blue, and yellow. Allot her colors are the results of different combinations of primary colors. Special visual cells, called cones, are resp on-sib le for our ability to see color. People with normal vision have three different types of cones, each responsible for a different pri...
  • Daisy's Color
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    The symbolism of colors in the novel There a several colors used for symbolism in the novel "The Great Gatsby". For example the colors BLUE, GREEN, WHITE and YELLOW are used throughout the book. The first time Nick Carraway meets his cousin Daisy Buchanan at Tom's and Daisy's home, she was dressed totally in white. So as the house and its furnishings are also tuned in light shades. This fact might be interpreted as: beauty, cleanliness, wealth, innocence, virginity and also laziness. Daisy's col...

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