The Great Gatsby

What is the significance of the Owl-Eyed man?


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The Owl-Eyed Man is significant because like the billboard of Dr. T. J. Eckleburg, he seems to be "all seeing." None-the-less, he doesn't make judgments and remains uninvolved from the action. He's a spectator rather than participant, symbolizing what seems to be a distant, uninvolved god.


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