As Nick describes to us, Tom is the kind of gut who had his best years in college and every since then has been trying to relive them. (Fitzgerald) We know he cheats on Daisy twice so he has no sense of respect for women but he got his money from his parents. You can see the cockiness and arrogance of him through out the story. He cheats on Daisy once after the honeymoon and then has an ongoing affair with Myrtle Wilson. (Fitzgerald) Not to mention he is also only with Daisy for the name as well.
George suspects the cheating, but never truly discovers what is going on before she dies. Tom lied to George as well in order to keep his affair secret. He then ends up saving himself and killing Gatsby by blaming Myrtle 's death on Gatsby in the quote, ”He ran over Myrtle like you 'd run over a dog and never even stopped his car" (178). He explains this here, “There was nothing I could say, except the one unutterable fact that it wasn 't true” (178). Over time, the consequences begin to take effect on George and his mental health goes downhill due to the shadieness of the upper class.
Analyzing a Dunce In the novel A Confederacy of Dunces, author John Kennedy Toole wonderfully depicts New Orleans in the early 1960s and protagonist Ignatius J. Reilly’s comical adventures throughout the city. When his mother (who he still lives with at the age of 30) crashes her car, he now finds that he must get a job to pay off the expenses. Ignatius has two main traits that truly define him: he is incredibly lazy and tremendously selfish. Ignatius J. Reilly is an appallingly lazy human being. He is mortified when his mother informs him that he must get a job.
Gatsby was infuriated to the things that Tom said to him raging through his mind. While Gatsby drove in the car with Daisy Gatsby was blinded by rage because he didn't see Myrtle and hit her and she died but he didn't care. But when Tom told him that the yellow car was Gatsby Mr. Wilson found his way to west egg to kill Gatsby, Tom was so blinded by jealousy he told Mr. Wilson that the yellow car was Gatsby's so he can kill him and never have to worry about him being with Myrtle again. This claim shows how dangerous jealousy can get when people get to caught in their feelings and someone's life can be
Kyle had killed a girl name Shae-lynn when he was drunk driving years ago. Lisa stuck by his side through all of his depression. Through the hate letters sent by Shae-Lynn’s dad Ben. She was there to support him through everything that Kyle has had to go through. Eventually Lisa had had enough of Ben’s hatred towards Kyle.
In particular, Sonny felt hopeless and trapped because of what he saw and experienced living the projects. The raw honesty of his feelings further draws in the audience. Also, there is even specific a part in the story where the narrator's mother rehashes the story of how her husband lost his brother due to racism. "They was all drunk, and when they seen your father's brother they let out a great whoop and holler and they aimed the car straight at him" (Baldwin 9). The mother struggles with her words as she tells her son how a group of drunken white men purposely runs over her brother in law.
Mohammed Al-Fayed, the father of Diana’s husband climbed that she was murdered due to her upcoming marriage with a Muslim. Plus, she was possibly pregnant. Investigators concluded that the accident was caused by the driver who was drunk. He was driven way over the speed limit. The British government closed all investigation on that.
Nikolaus treats Nadine like he has most other women: he makes her fall in love with him, forges a marriage certificate, and conceives a child with her, abandoning the both of them in poverty. He is also responsible for the death of her father, with whom he works. He gets him in trouble with the law, kills him, and takes his property to add to his mountain of wealth. This leaves Nadine and all the other women shattered and desolate. Some choose to let his betrayal break them, while others, like Nadine, choose not to let it overcome them, but to make a new opportunity out of it.
Git uh move on yuh, and dat quick." He is asserting his authority towards Janie. Logan is making her feel like she is inferior compared to him and men in general. He establishes the notion of being boss which causes Janie to constantly second guess herself. This troubled marriage results in Janie running away where she is presented by a luxurious lifestyle by a financially stable man named Jody Starks.