Colours are used to create different scenes, colour such as yellow, blue, green, white, and grey each of these colours had different meanings to them throughout the Great Gatsby.
Yellow is the colour of gold it symbolizes money and high social power, yellow is shown by Gatsby to others. In order for Gatsby to win Daisy back, he decides yellow to wear as well as decorate his house in “Then wear the gold hat, if that will move her; if you can bounce high, bounce for her too, till she cry ‘lover, gold- hatted, high-bouncing lover, I must have you!” (Fitzgerlad, ) Gatsby shows his wealthy to Daisy by his golden tie, yellow car, toilet set, food, and music at his parties. Daisy is shown as a golden girl, Gatsby had shown Daisy shirts that were yellow and she stormily cried, this showed that she loves Gatsby money. Yellow is the colour that Gatsby struggles with, it gives him confidences but it also destroys all of his dreams.