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Minick Gatsby Facts

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East Egg
Represets the old american aristocracy. Daisy and Tom live here
West Egg
Represent the "new rich" materialistic, immoral, shallow social group common in the Jazz age. Nick and Gatsby live here
Bootlegging
Illegal trade of alcohol popular in the 20's, the age of prohibition. Made Gatsby very rich
The green light
Symbol of the green bulk of America rising from the ocean
Themes
The Decline of the American Dream in the 1920s,The Hollowness of the Upper Class
Motifs
Geography, weather
Symbols
The green light, the valley of ashes, the eyes of Dr. T. J. Eckleburg