CASE FILE VICTIM: MYRTLE WILSON TIME: 22:00 P.M. DATE: Aug.26.1922 SITE: GEORGE WILSON’S AUTOSHOP, VALLEY OF ASHES An incident took place last night at about 10.00 pm in front of George Wilson’s auto shop in which Myrtle Wilson, his wife, was killed by a speeding car racing down the road as she tried to cross to the other side. the car was bright yellow, and the driver ended up speeding away after hitting her, according to eye witnesses. A questioning session took place with witness George Wilson the night the accident took place to get a better picture of the misfortunate events. This interview illustrates what took place after Mr. Wilson has settled down and was emotionally capable of giving his testimony.
The characters all define these characteristics and try to make their dream come true. Jay Gatsby is someone who has everything that most people pine for, but the one thing that he wants most of all is love. He has been in love with Daisy for many years and lost touch after he went into war. When Gatsby went into war and they lost connection, he found out that she married a wealthy man named Tom Buchanan. He used his money and success to purchase something that could remind him of her, “Gatsby bought that house so that Daisy would be just across the bay” (78).
Daisy is very vain and blames her actions on others. This shows when Gatsby takes the blame for killing Myrtle when Daisy was the one driving the car. After Gatsby is let down by Daisy, he betters himself and tries to regain her love. He does anything he can to marry her after he “takes” her one night in Louisville. He wants to make her happy and give her anything and everything.
She is also the reason he throws so many parties and bought a house across from her. Everything Gatsby does is driven by Daisy. Unfortunately, this results in his demise. Once he meets up with her again, he gets carried away from there, wanting her all to himself. At the Hotel in New York, Gatsby stands up to Tom and tries to convince him Daisy never loved him, and he so desperately wants to hear it.
145). Gatsby was concerned if Tom would try to abuse Daisy, so Gatsby wanted to take the blame for what Daisy did, because he loved her and didn’t want her to be involved in any altercations. Although, Gatsby didn’t think his decision would cause him his life, death was coming towards his
Both Jesus and Gatsby were sent here for a reason, Jesus was here for healing the sick and preaching the lord, while Gatsby's was “the service of vast, vulgar, and meretricious beauty.” There is a certain level of shame to Gatsby, reinventing a whole new persona to earn the respect from Dan Cody. Fitzgerald describes when Gatsby made this alter ego by saying that he was seventeen at the time, this proves that Gatsby has kept that mindset over the years, not letting go of it. This makes Gatsby look not only dedicated to his persona, but naive in the way he still had adolescent
Though himself tends to be promiscuous he is angered that his wife may have been unfaithful, forcing the group to drive to New York he confronts Gatsby at the Plaza hotel lording 'old money' over Gatsby and Daisy comes to the realization that her allegiance is with Tom. Trying to prove that Gatsby cannot hurt him Tom sends Daisy home with Gatsby while Nick, Jordan and Tom rode together . Upon approaching the Valley of the Ashes they discover Myrtle Wilson, had been struck and killed at the hands of Gatsby's car. Nick later learns from Gatsby that Daisy was driving the car but Gatsby intends to shelter the blame. Upon being aware of this Tom tells Myrtle's husband, George that Gatsby was driving without regards to the fact that Gatsby could've changed his mind.
There were sounds of cries coming from all sides, the women were sobbing, the men were saying it was such a sad loss. Tom pushed himself through the crowd to see what they were making a fuss about, Jordan and I followed right behind. I couldn’t see Tom’s expression, but I knew that he couldn’t mutter a single word when he saw the body of Myrtle
Gatsby was very in love with a girl named Daisy, however, she is married. In the story he becomes very rich and tries to become closer to her, but is unsuccessful. Jordan explains this, "But it wasn 't a coincidence at all… Gatsby bought that house so that Daisy would be just across the bay" (Fitzgerald 63). This conversation between Nick and Jordan explains Gatsby’s ambitions for getting rich and moving were only to become closer to his old love. With time he met Daisy again and her husband started to notice and was upset with it.
At that time, Nick tried to call Daisy to come here, to say goodbye to Gatsby, but Daisy just ignore, and take a trip with Tom, we can see a fact in this scene. Daisy is so ruthless and selfish, when he stayed with Mr.Gatsby, she was fall in love with him, but after the accident, Daisy just try to forgot everything. And stay with Tom. This the reason why that Nick hate this everything from here. Also, as we know, Gatsby always held in a party in his huge houses, and so many people will get there, most of that are rich and famous people, and they are pretty enjoy it.