And there was a pink and golden billow of foamy clouds above the sea
Pink is often brought up when Daisy and Gatsby are together (later he’ll wear a pink suit when he insists to Tom that Daisy never loved him). It represents their love.
Gold is a color of great symbolic value and is mentioned frequently, especially when Daisy is around. She’s a “golden girl” who has lots of money and is like a “golden opportunity.”
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