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 –

F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby. Chapter 9, the final paragraphs of the novel focus on the struggle of humans to achieve their goals and realize their dreams. The green light is a metaphor for hope, especially for the future.