How does F. Scott Fitzgerald introduce the theme of gesture or superficially in the novel "The Great Gatsby"?It would help me alot if someone could please answer the following question above....

How does F. Scott Fitzgerald introduce the theme of gesture or superficially in the novel "The Great Gatsby"?

It would help me alot if someone could please answer the following question above. Thanks so much!

Signed,

         Stephanierose

Expert Answers
e-martin eNotes educator| Certified Educator

At the end of the first chapter of the novel, Gatsby is seen with his arms outstretched and trembling, standing on his balcony reaching toward the green light on the water that marks Daisy's neighborhood.

That is one significant gestural moment.

Read the study guide:
The Great Gatsby

Access hundreds of thousands of answers with a free trial.

Start Free Trial
Ask a Question