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Great Gatsby3

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby paints the picture of the way life was in the twenties. This society has the characteristics of an egotist and one who pays no attention the character of themselves.Fitzgerald’s style influences the reader to portray this era as a carefree “do what feels good” society.However, Fitzgerald introduces the countless number of tragedies that take place.Through diction, imagery, and details Fitzgerald creates a morose tone.
The writer evokes the reader’s feelings through particular words and their meanings. In the phrase, “. . . I began to look involuntarily out the window for other cars,” the word involuntarily grabs the reader.This phrase makes the reader feel melancholy for Gatsby because it it’sdepressing for no one to come to the funeral.It reveals how Nick and Mr. Gatz experience anticipation.Both of them know devoutly that no one will come pay their respects to Jay Gatsby.Mainlybecause they wait half an hour for people to show up. Also, in the phrase “. . . his eyes began to blink anxiously” the word anxiously showsNick’s dolefulness for the lack of sympathy that Gatsby fails to receive.The word procession reflects the despair and lack of friendship that Gatsby witnesses in his life.The lack of companionship that Gatsby has cogitates how lonely and despondent he is.Through the uses ofcertain words the author helps express feelings and emotions of the morose tone.
Through imagery Fitzgerald can make the reader feel like they are in the story. Water, specifically evokes the senses.It describes how the procession of cars stopped in a thick drizzle.This depicts how gloomy it appears outside.The reader can hardly see the three cars because of continuous soaking.They describe a motor hearse as “. . . horribly black and wet.”A hearse normally portrays a solemn feeling, but the words horribly, black, and wet allow the reader to feel the misery and mo…