The Great Gatsby

what is the significance of this quote? Possibly is had occurred to him that the colossal significance of that light had now vanished forever."

ch 5. Nick said this. Is there any symbolism or anagogic meaning?

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This quote is in direct reference to Gatsby's reaction to actually being reunited with Daisy. It symbolizes the American Dream and how sometimes the things you dream about having weren't really what you wanted after all.