The Great Gatsby Mood Analysis

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The passage begins with setting a hectic mood right after Nick Carraway leaves Gatsby’s extravagant party. As guests begin to exit the mansion the author uses phrases such as “caterwauling horns” and “surviving the laughter” to describe the commotion that has took place at the party. The “crescendo” of the horns identifies with the loud and intoxicated people who attended the party. The author identifies Gatsby’s wealth and supremacy by explaining that the moon was “shinning over Gatsby’s house” and his garden was “glowing.” Gatsby is characterized with this powerful language to emphasize all the luxuries he has in life. Ironically the mood shifts and begins to describe Gatsby’s isolation to the world. Nick expresses that “emptiness seems

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