How Would You Describe The Mood In The Great Gatsby

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How would you describe the mood in this passage? (Mood = reader’s feelings) The mood for this passage is peaceful yet the atmosphere that F. Scott Fitzgerald created was dark and very sophisticated. What conclusions can we draw about how people in America were living in the 1920s? The conclusion we can draw about people in America, and their lives during the 1920s, Is that many poor Americans toiled and worked for the rich. Additionally, that in the 1920s there were many farmers and fruiterers. The riches weekends depending on wealth were often filled with "omnibus, bearing parties" (F. Scott Fitzgerald, Chapter 3, Page 43). The text mentioned alcohol several times, which leads me to believe that alcohol was popular and most who could afford it drank. Give TWO examples of language Fitzgerald uses to convey his ideas about the 1920s? He used many similes: "[…] his station wagon scampered like a brisk yellow bug to meet all trains." "In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths. “[…] moving her hands like Frisco." "Also, he used a metaphor in this excerpt of his writing." "The groups change more swiftly, swell with new arrivals, dissolve and form in the same breath" How would you describe Fitzgerald’s tone in this passage? (tone = author’s attitude toward topic) I believe that Fitzgerald’s tone in this passage was rather light and dark yet he was narrating from an open perspective. He gave us intel on both types of characters those who are in a manner

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