myrtle expresses her concern for Toms actions which express the strain on tom and daisy's marriage. The result of tom cheating on daisy is her leaving him for Jay Gatsby, this is the change resulting from a fragile relationship. Relationships are constantly changing when it is fragile due to the high risk of complications which Tom and Daisy Buchannan experienced. George states “he murdered her”, the connotation of “murder” Is an example that love can change extensively (e.g. death)
“And what's more, I love Daisy too. Once in a while I go off on a spree and make a fool of myself, but I always come back, and in my heart I love her all the time” (Fitzgerald 138). These words, spoken by Tom Buchanan in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel The Great Gatsby, exemplify the personality traits that are omnipresent throughout the novel. Tom is Daisy Buchanan’s husband whom she marries after her first love, Jay Gatsby, leaves for the war. Gatsby later tries to reconnect with Daisy, much to the dismay of Tom.
Therefore, Doctor Eckleburg’s persistent stare was a negative notion towards their actions just as if a god would look down upon someone’s sins. Michaelis observed, “Standing behind him Michaelis saw with a shock that he was looking at the eyes of T. J. Eckleburg which had just emerged pale and enormous from the dissolving night” (167). Daisy killed Myrtle with Gatsby’s car the night before this quote was mentioned. However, Gatsby was taking the blame for the accident. This quote is important because it shows that the tragic turn out in events from the night before was observed through the eyes of T. J. Eckleburg.
As mentioned in the introduction, Fitzgerald parallels many characters in The Great Gatsby and the people in his life. Fitzgerald has two main parallels in his story, those being Nick and Gatsby. Fitzgerald’s wife, Zelda, finds her parallel in Daisy. Fitzgerald has said that Nick is a parallel to him, and I find it odd that somebody who is seemingly happily married would connect himself with a character who is very likely homosexual. Gatsby and Fitzgerald have a bit more in common.
Originally, he planned to kidnap the president and take him to the Confederate capital-Richmond; however, after the Confederacy surrendered, John’s anger made him want to kill the president (“Commentary”). As a result, on April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth entered the Ford’s Theatre and purposefully killed Abraham Lincoln that evening. “And he probably wondered whether other guests in the box were the type who pose a threat to his plans. It didn’t matter, really; no one was going to stop him from going through with it”(Swanson 33). After that, John was on the run, and while the Union was chasing him and his injured foot was in pain, he finally made the smart decision to consequentially surrender.
When Christopher finds out that his father killed Wellington and hid the truth about his mom, Christopher's conscience tells him that he must leave to live with his mother. "I had to get out of the house. Father had murdered Wellington. That meant he could murder me, because I couldn't trust him, even though he said, "Trust me," because he had told a lie about a big thing" (122 Haddon). This quote is significant because it shows that Christopher's journey begins as a result of a traumatic experience.
The guilt and anxieties he has because of the ghost he sees make Macbeth look like a crazy person. His conscious is not the same after he killed Duncan and Banquo. He needs courage to continue with his will to live. After time of him killing a lot of people, someone decides to do something about it. Macduff kills his wife for revenge on killing his family, Macbeth’s power ambition made him lose everything he had.
He chooses to do this even after the effect of the first murder he did. Macbeth and Lady Macbeth plan to have a dinner and invite Banquo to this dinner to kill him because they both are afraid that Banquo will be suspicious of King Duncan’s murder since Banquo was there when Macbeth received the prophecy that Macbeth would be king, they also try to kill Banquo’s son fleance so that no one related to Banquo will be the throne. He then regrets killing banquo because his ghost appears causing Macbeth’s paranoia to grow. Quotations: (Act. 3, Scene 4, pg.109 lines 162-172) Macbeth: I hear it by the way; but I will send.
In the story, Mr. Wilson was devastated when Myrtle was murdered, he eventually seeks after revenge which results in Gatsby's death. This shows that emotions without self control can be extremely dangerous and cause harm. Second, Myrtle, who wanted Tom to leave his wife Daisy so they could be together,
George announces during one of his ramblings that he "had a way of finding out whom the yellow car belonged to," (Fitzgerald 164) thus tracking the murderer. He was assured it was a murder despite everyone telling him it was an accident. He wanted to find the person responsible badly and this is the beginning of his poor decisions. Wilson leaves the garage when alone and makes his way to West Egg, seeking revenge after a character change brought by the loss of his wife. Tom, jealous over the relationship that was forming between Gatsby and Daisy, tells Wilson that Gatsby is the one who hit Myrtle as he was having an affair with her.