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The Great Gatsby is considered a masterpiece full of controversy about the 1920's life style. Fitzgerald uses symbolism to express in a more detailed way this life style of carelessness and corruption. These symbols are shown through out the characters' actions and thoughts as well as in the setting created by the author's imagination to stress a point to be caught by the reader's attention. These symbols are used to elaborate the themes in The …

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…Echleburg. They were "blue and gigantic, their retinas are one yard high, they look out of no face but instead, from a pair of enormous yellow spectacles which pass over a nonexistent nose". The eyes of Dr. T.J. Echleburg represent God's eyes. When Myrtle went off with Tom, he saw. When Myrtle was killed by Daisy, he saw. When something happened he saw. He knew all, he saw all. He was omniscient and no