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How to Cite ChatGPT

How to Cite ChatGPT

한동대학교의 공식적인 방안이 나오기 전까지는 아래 규칙을 따릅니다 (Last Modified: 2023-05-29)

기본 규칙

기본적으로 MLA의 제안을 따르되, APA처럼 Appendix에 full transcript를 첨부하고, 화면 캡춰한 것을 같이 첨부합니다.



When prompted with "Describe the symbolism of the green light in the book The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald" the ChatGPT-generated text indicated that blah blah blah blah (OpenAI, 2023; see Appendix A for the full transcript).


"Describe the symbolism of the green light in the book The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald" prompt. ChatGPT, May 24 Version, OpenAI, 29 May. 2023,

Appendix A

In F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel "The Great Gatsby," the green light holds significant symbolism throughout the story. It serves as a powerful motif that represents various themes and ideas, primarily linked to the American Dream, hope, and unattainable desires.

  1. The American Dream: The green light is situated at the end of Daisy Buchanan's dock across the water from Jay Gatsby's mansion. Gatsby, a self-made man, embodies the American Dream, a concept of achieving success, wealth, and happiness through hard work and determination. The green light represents this dream, shining as a beacon of hope and the promise of a better future. Gatsby associates the light with Daisy, his love interest and a symbol of social status and wealth. Thus, the green light also signifies Gatsby's pursuit of the American Dream through his desire for Daisy.

  2. Unattainable Desires: The green light takes on a sense of unattainability and elusiveness. Despite Gatsby's efforts to reach out to Daisy and win her back, the green light remains distant and unapproachable. It represents Gatsby's longing for something that is just out of his reach, reinforcing the idea that his dreams and aspirations are ultimately unattainable.

  3. Illusion and Idealism: The green light also embodies the illusionary nature of Gatsby's world. It reflects the superficiality and idealism that permeate the lives of the characters. Gatsby constructs an idealized image of Daisy and their past relationship, fixating on it as the solution to his longing. The green light symbolizes the illusion of perfection and the distorted reality Gatsby creates, as he fails to see Daisy for who she truly is.

  4. Time and the Passage of Life: Additionally, the green light signifies the passage of time and the transience of life. Gatsby's longing for the past and his belief that he can recreate it reflect his inability to accept the changing nature of time. The green light's constant presence, yet unattainability, serves as a reminder that time moves forward and that the past cannot be recaptured.

Overall, the green light in "The Great Gatsby" encapsulates the central themes of the novel, including the American Dream, unattainable desires, illusion, idealism, and the passage of time. It represents Gatsby's hope, aspirations, and longing for a better future, while also highlighting the underlying complexities and flaws in his pursuit of these dreams.

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hisplan commented May 29, 2023

화면 캡춰 첨부 파일


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