6Yellow (Silver & Gold) Examples: The golden haired girls at Jay’s partyDaisy’s accessoriesJay’s carHair color
7GreenRepresents:Hope, rebirth, to “go”, youth, longing, choice, serenity
8Green Examples: Daisy’s dock light The interior of Jay’s car Nick’s grassNick talks about the green light at the end of the book he says "It eluded us then, but that's no matter- tomorrow we will run faster, stretch our arms out farther...."
9BlueRepresentsHeaven, fantasy, lost time, unhappiness
10Blue Examples Jay’s lawn –escape from reality Tom’s car –unhappiness of marriageGeorge’s eyes –dreams of escapeT.J. Eckleberry’s eyes -God
11Grey Represents: Examples: Industrialization, dreary, bleak, lifeless Valley of Ash