Colors affect the mood and emphasize the importance of events in a novel.
The concept of color symbolism is prominent in The Great Gatsby.
Throughout the novel Fitzgerald uses the color green.
Green has many possible interpretations, and its’ use to reveal insight into Gatsby’s character is probably the most meaningful. Gatsby can be seen as an envious, jealous character.... Scott Fitzgerald] - Discovering hidden messages in a novel compares to solving a puzzle or finding hidden treasure.
In Myrtle, the color yellow is a clear representation of dishonesty because she pretends to be something she is not.
The effect the color yellow has on the description of characters is to point out the dishonesty they have. Gatsby’s car is the car that killed Myrtle and is described as “a yellow...
At the parties you can tell that yellow is apparent.... Scott Fitzgerald, literary analysis] - Color Symbolism in The Great Gatsby Color symbolism is popular in novels written during the 1920’s.
One such example is Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby.
Once he stopped and shifted it a little and the chauffeur asked him if he needed any help, but he shook his head and in a moment disappeared among the yellowing trees.” (Fitzgerald p.169).
This shows the color yellow playing a role in death once again.