Daisy is driving Gatsby away from town after the fight. She sees her life shattering around her as she frantically rushes home.
There are a few temporarily happier sections, perhaps showing Gatsby’s (or even Daisy’s) unyielding optimism that it will all turn out right in the end, but even these are constantly moving and frantic.
And of course, after the music ends, we know what happens next…
Do you hear this story, too, or do you hear something different? And what was your favorite part?
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