I want to create an aesthetic based on the last paragraph of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby:
Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter—tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther. . . . And one fine morning——
So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.
The reason being the symbolism I find within the quotation interesting. The “green light” is the manifestation of our dreams and hopes. The abrupt “And one fine morning——” unites us, despite our possible differences in goals. In the story, though Gatsby’s obsession with Daisy was the thing that ended up killing him, in a sense, it give him life and purpose. The same is for us, The green light moves farther away, but we become faster and reach farther in our pursuit of it. The thing that damns us, is also our salvation.