Beside this, what happens to the green light at the end of The Great Gatsby?
Because the green light hangs at the end of Daisy’s dock, and Gatsby bought his house in order to be able to see it each night, the green light most obviously symbolizes his unwavering love for Daisy. In its largest sense, then, the green light represents the American Dream.
Likewise, what does the color green symbolize in The Great Gatsby? Traditionally, green is associated with wealth, growth, Spring etc. It is also used to convey envy. Gatsby is thus shown to be an envious character as he is jealous of the fact that Daisy belongs to another man (Tom). Green is also used to represents the power of money which Gatsby has plenty of.
Also to know is, what did Nick mean when he said that Gatsby believed in the green light?
In fact the green light also depicts the unattainable dream. The novel ends with Nick saying how much “ Gatsby believed in the green light , the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter – to-morrow we will run farther, stretch out our arms farther…” (Fitzgerald 180).
What page is the green light quote in The Great Gatsby?
The image of the green light occurs: In Chapter 5, when Gatsby and Daisy have reconnected, taking the symbolic meaning away from the green light . At the end of Chapter 9, when it transitions from being a symbol just for Gatsby and instead becomes a universal symbol of hope for the future.