The Great Gatsby
In the novel, The Great Gatsby, the eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckleburg represents god, the all seeing and all knowing god, which society, cannot fool.
George Wilson believes that the advertisement’s eyes are the eyes of god. “I spoke to her,” he muttered, after a long silence. “I told her she might fool me but she couldn’t fool God. I took her to her to the window, and I
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are unhappy of the 1920’s society, the people are spending large amounts of money and act selfishly.
The symbol of the eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckleburg is very much appropriate for this novel. It explains shows that the author is disappointed with the way society was in the 1920’s just as the eyes seem to watch over society seem unhappy. Throughout the novel the author shows the faults of society at this time period.