The Great Gatsby Isolation Quotes

… on a warm and windy evening I drove over to East Egg to see two old friends whom I scarcely knew at all. Nick (narration), Chapter 1
… I slunk off in the direction of the cocktail table- the only place in the garden where a single man could linger without looking purposeless and alone. Nick (narration), Chapter 3
… I like large parties. They’re so intimate. At small parties there isn’t any privacy. Jordan, Chapter 3
I wondered if the fact that he was not drinking helped to set him off from his guests… Nick (narration), Chapter 3
… no one swooned backward on Gatsby… Nick (narration), Chapter 3
A sudden emptiness seemed to flow now from the windows and the great doors, endowing with complete isolation the figure of the host… Nick (narration), Chapter 3
… when she went on her vacation in July I let it blow quietly away. Nick (narration), Chapter 3
At the enchanted metropolitan twilight I felt a haunting loneliness sometimes… Nick (narration), Chapter 3
… they trotted quickly down the drive, disappearing under the August foliage just as Gatsby, with hat and light overcoat in hand, came out the front door. Nick (narration), Chapter 6
I feel far away from her… Gatsby, Chapter 6
… no one else was interested… Nick (narration), Chapter 9

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