Then she laughed, an absurd, charming little laugh, and I laughed too and came forward into the room.

from F. Scott Fitzgerald – The Great Gatsby (Chapter I) on Rap Genius

Meaning

Daisy’s laugh is a little forced, but charming nonetheless. It is almost like she is laughing because she knows of the effect her laugh can have on people. Similar to Gatsby’s smile. It also shows that Daisy operates under the assumption that all men are attracted to her —– even her cousin.

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