"Already it was deep summer on roadhouse roofs and in front of wayside garages, where red gas-pumps sat out in pools of light, and when i reached my estate at West Egg i ran the car under its shed and sat for a while on an abandoned grass roller in the yard"
The red of the gas-pump represents the blood of Myrtle who died in front of the gas station
In this quote the author uses the word “pool” indicating the end of the book and the color red is referring to the blood of Gatsby who as shot and killed in the swimming pool by Wilson.
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