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F Scott Fitzgeralds 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 Fitzgeralds 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 readers 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 its depressing 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 Mainly because they wait half an hour for people to show up Also in the phrase his eyes began to blink anxiously the word anxiously shows Nicks 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 of certain 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
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