Similarities Between Wilson And Tom In The Great Gatsby

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“Some men have a necessity to be mean, as if they were exercising a faculty which they had to partially neglect since early childhood.” –F. Scott Fitzgerald. Tom Buchanan and George Wilson are visibly different, but are alike in many ways as well. Including their attitude towards women, their ways of showing violence, and their reaction to being cuckolded. Although they are from different social classes they can still relate to each other. In the first place, both Tom and George are violent. Tom shows his violence when he breaks Myrtle’s nose. George shows his when he kills Gatsby. Tom may not be physically violent towards Daisy, but he still causes her emotional damage from having an affair and other things as well. Tom is neither committed
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