In this same way, illusion put on the mask of reality and tricked the characters in Fitzgerald novel that suffered from its mastery of their lives. Thus, as seen in The Great Gatsby, illusion puts on the mask of reality and, often more than not, tears apart the lives and reputations of those who believe in it.
Illusion. Mystics talk at length about the illusory nature of this world and our existence in it. They use a variety of graphic words to describe it: dream, falsehood, shadow, sham, illusion, unreality, mirage.