So we beat on, boats against the current, borne ceaselessly into the past.
Why do you think that Fitzgerald chose to conclude The Great Gatsby with this sentiment?
Is it possible for one to both transcend and re-create the past to achieve their goals?
Do you think that it was Gatsby’s fate to be locked in this timeless struggle?
Could this be a statement not only about the human psyche, but the American Dream?
What does this line mean to you?