The bar is in full swing, and floating rounds of cocktails permeate the garden outside, until the air is alive with chatter and laughter, and casual innuendo and introductions forgotten on the spot, and enthusiastic meetings between women who never knew each other’s names.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby. Chapter 3, Gatsby’s parties are filled witeh people who instantly forget each other, this speaks to the theme of loneliness and isolation.