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In the book, The Great Gatsby, why does Fitzgerald use the words hope and dream so often?

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Repetition plays a large role in defining the motifs of any novel and this novel is known in particular for its use of motif to support theme. One of the novel's central themes is dreaming and pursuing hopes. 

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