They were gone, without a word, snapped out, made accidental, isolated, like ghosts, even from our pity.

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

Meaning

Tom’s destruction of Gatsby and his American Dream make it seem like Gatsby and Daisy never even happened. Nick doesn’t even have anything to say about what happened; one minute they were there, the next they were gone.

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