symbols, imagery, and sightings
- Library: a sign of class
- Large parties: a display of wealth and success
- Gossip and Rumour: shows dishonest, shallow, untrustworthy, a representation of the general society during this time. Nick doesn't make rumour and thats why he consider himself a honest person.
- East Egg vs. West Egg: contrast of new money and old money, meaning the people who got inherited money from its family versus the people that worked hard and made themselves rich from a previously poor citizen
- Yellow colour: in many facets of the book mainly representing corruption
- Green colour: symbolizes money, growth, and future