F s Fitzgerald. Uses symbols throughout the novel to highlight key ideas and establish abstract thoughts for instance the idea behind the American dream. in The Great Gatsby, the American dream is depicted as An emenius Occurrence shown by a number of symbols such as the valley of Ashes the eyes of doctor TJ eckleburg and the green light at the end of the buchanans dock. Using the symbols, hits River how reveals the negative and flawed portrayal of the American dream.
First of all the valley of Ashes symbolize the moral and social decay, Add preceding world the inhabitants believe in.