Theme Of Lonliness In The Great Gatsby

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Fitzgerald uses the weather and environment in chapter three to emphasize the setting and its relation to the characters. New York can be compared to one of Gatsby’s parties, full of people and full of loneliness; “At the enchanted metropolitan twilight I felt a haunting loneliness sometimes, and felt in others…” (Fitzgerald 56). Loneliness is also shown when Gatsby is seen standing alone at his own party. This sense of loneliness is illustrated in the Yellow Wallpaper because the narrator is a mysterious person that nobody knows the truth about; similar to Gatsby. The nighttime is particularly emphasized in this chapter and symbolizes gloominess of not only the people, but the setting as well.
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