Tom would always flirt with other women and engage in many sexual activities. Drama unfolded when Tom began to visit Myrtle Wilson, his mistress behind Daisy’s back and the relationship got more complex that even Jordan Baker, Daisy’s friend knew about the affair. Tom became more involved with Myrtle buying her gifts such as, a puppy and a dog leash resulting in confusion and dishonesty to both of their spouses. When George Wilson, Myrtle’s husband found out about her affair he wanted to move her out West with him. She did not agree with his decision so she tried to track down of she thought was Tom but instead behind the wheel was Daisy and in the passenger seat was Gatsby.
1. Who is the actual director of the play in Bullets Over Broadway? The initial playwriter is David Shane, who has already wrote two other plays wich were failures. This new play is supposed to be a great success, because of his decision to not let anyone interfere in his script. Obviously it does not work out. Firstly the script is being changed by the aging diva Helen Sinclair, who wants her role to have more influence, character and screentime and slowly manipulates Shane by seduction.
My ardour for Literature grew when I read Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury and Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. Both novels are similar and revolve around self-discovery. As a reader, it makes me feel like outlaw reading novels about knowledge and reading being a crime. In Huxley 's Brave New World, those who accept the new world lose their humanity. Bradbury shows how the lack of books can give the government too much power.
Tom insisted upon showing Nick his mistress which in turn resulted in an impromptu party within the two adulterers’ apartment. Tom’s mistress; Myrtle is the wife of George Wilson, a mechanic who is ignorant and therefore doesn’t notice the affair. The party includes Nick, Tom, Myrtle, her sister Catherine and her husband Mr. McKee. Several rumors come uncovered at the party regarding Gatsby and the details in his life. The whole lot drinks Tom’s whiskey, which results in Nick getting drunk for the second time within his life.
Some of the by standers had informed the police about it and she had been seen running away from all this violence. “She refused to go with him. He assaulted her, he pulled her out of the taxi and gave her a punch in the face. Sharpe had forced Mona Hayes for many things. He had forced her to live with him as husband and wife.
This action results in the woman screaming rape which leads up to them being run out of town by other men. George told Slim, another character, that he had once told Lennie to jump into a river as a joke. This nearly resulted in Lennie drowning. That, and when Curley assaulted Lennie and Lennie didn’t even try to defend himself proves that he was indeed a danger to himself and others when he accidentally kills a puppy and breaks Curley’s wife’s neck because he didn’t understand the amount of strength he
Therefore Fante portrayed these characters as insane throughout Ask the Dust. For instance, Camilla is diagnosed as insane over her rage that she faced trying to find acceptance from Sammy. Camilla who seemed to be stable in the beginning, working as a waitress at her job and being able to challenge Arturo’s insults with thoughts of her own seemed to spiral down as she became stuck between Sammy and Arturo. Struggling with finding success in Los Angeles, Hellfrick is portrayed as a man who just has bad luck. When he goes as far to steal a calf from his mom and kills it, he crosses the line of obsession leaving the city of Los Angeles to drive him insane.
Having to allow her money hungry mind take over, she allows Tom to beat her. Able to play a wealthy woman’s rule being involved with Tom, she began to act like a snob. Later in the novel, George finds out that she is in an affair, but not with who. He gets angry and locks her in their apartment over the garage he owns. Working sickly, George tries to make enough money to move out west to get her away from the city.
Misogyny also occurs within the novel. Like Mailer’s other works, The Naked and the Dead constantly portrays women as sexual objects who are unequal to men. Many men, especially Brown, fear that their wives are cheating on them while they fight in the war. This only causes them to have more hatred towards women. Brown tells Stanley that if he finds out his wife has cheated on him, he will beat her then throw her out.
Myrtle is confronted by George and asked who she is cheating with. She becomes hysterical and runs into the street where a car ran her over and killed her instantly (pg. 138). Though Tom did not kill Myrtle, nor did he make her run into the street, if he had not had an affair with her the entire situation could have been avoided. He unknowingly played a huge role in her death.