9th June 2018

Great Gatsby Chapter 8

paid a high price for living too long with a single dream

Paid a high price – Gastby

High price – Death

Single dream – Life with Daisy

“…shivered as he found what a grotesque thing a rose is…”

He – Gatsby

Grotesque – Ugly/discusting

Rose – Link(via the flower)to Daisy

Daisy – A rose has thorns that can prick and hurt you but when you first look at it, all you see is beauty and perfection.

Daisy is the same. Gatsby ses her beauty and perfection but only at the last moment realizes she is damaging and dangerous. She is not what she seems.

“A new world, material without being real, where poor ghosts, breathing dreams like air, drifted fortuitously about…”

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