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In the excerpt from the novel 'The Great Gatsby' by F. Scott Fitzgerald, 'In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars.', the author uses a variety of descriptive language and imagery. Based on the context, what do you interpret is the overall meaning of this sentence?
a.
The overall meaning of the sentence is to portray the allure and superficiality of Gatsby's extravagant lifestyle and the high society of the 1920s, while also subtly critiquing the pursuit of the American Dream.
b.
The sentence is describing a literal scene where men and girls are in a garden at night, surrounded by whisperings, champagne, and stars.
c.
The sentence is suggesting that Gatsby's parties are dull and uninteresting, with guests who are as insignificant as moths.
d.
The sentence is illustrating the peaceful and serene atmosphere of Gatsby's parties, with guests quietly whispering among themselves.
e.
The sentence is implying that Gatsby's parties are chaotic and disorganized, with guests coming and going like moths without any order.

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