We both looked at the grass—there was a sharp line where my ragged lawn ended and the darker, well-kept expanse of his began. I suspected that he meant my grass.

from F. Scott Fitzgerald – The Great Gatsby (Chapter V) on Rap Genius


The two lawns could be considered metaphorical for the divide, where the rich people can afford the well-kept expanses. Nick is not exactly poor, but this just shows how absurd Gatsby’s wealth is.

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