symbols from the story to discuss the role of symbolism throughout The Great Gatsby in connection to the themes of the American Dream and/or the 1920s lifestyle

Directions: Write an essay that is 5-7 full pages in MLA Format with a Work Cited Page on the following:

Choose some symbols from the story to discuss the role of symbolism throughout The Great Gatsby in connection to the themes of the American Dream and/or the 1920s lifestyle. In addition, analyze these symbols in connection to a character(s). Include how the symbols enhance the characterization, theme, and thus meaning to the story.
(Note: Your essay needs to be at least 5 full pages with quotes and analysis to receive a passing grade).

Do not use popular website sources as these are not academic articles and this will negatively impact your grade. )