Home Sweet Home Symbolism of Homes in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby The homes of the central characters are indicative of distinctions of _____________. The Buchanans live in a Georgian Colonial style mansion which represents ………. Gatsby owns a pretentious imitation of a European structure complete with brand new ivy (installed by landscapers). What does this symbolize? Nick Carraway, the only middle class character in the book, rents a modest middle – class cottage. What does this symbolize? Even the location of Nick’s cottage is an example of juxtaposition. Explain…. On the diagram, list as many significant events as possible that happened in each of the three homes. Differentiate between East Egg and West Egg.