"Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that's not matter- tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther . . . And one fine morning--" Why does Fitzgerald leave this sentence unfinished?

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The entire novel is the story of Gatsby pursuing his dreams. The green light, a symbol of life and hope that tomorrow will be better, was always just out of Gatsby's reach. In reality that hope, that dream was unachievable, "already behind him, somewhere back in that vast obscurity beyond the city." But...

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