The Great Gatsby

In chapter 8

 How does Fitgerald achieve a melancholic mood in the beginning of this chaper 

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That night, Nick finds himself unable to sleep, since the terrible events of the day have greatly unsettled him. The mood is very foreboding and filled with restless anxiety,

I couldn’t sleep all night; a fog-horn was groaning incessantly on the Sound, and I tossed half-sick between grotesque reality and savage, frightening dreams.