Tom sends Daisy back to their house with Gatsby to prove a point. On the way back to the East Egg they travel through the valley of ashes and Daisy hits Myrtle using Gatsby 's car, but Gatsby So he intends to take the blame Tom tells myrtles husband that Gatsby drove the car and he must have been her lover. George, myrtles husband finds Gatsby and kills him and then he kills himself. Nick has a 3 car funeral for Gatsby, breaks up with Jordan, and moves west to escape the disgust he feels for the people in the Eggs. The American Dream is just an unachievable dream in The Great Gatsby.
The Great Gatsby – Chapter 7 Summary Chapter 7 was another important chapter in this book, it started off with Gatsby deciding to call off his parties, which he had held primarily to lure Daisy. He has also fired his servants to prevent gossip, and replaced them with connections of Meyer Wolfsheim. On the hottest day of the summer, Nick drives to East Egg for lunch at Tom and Daisy's house. When the nurse brings in Tom and Daisy's baby girl, Gatsby is stunned. During the awkward afternoon, Gatsby and Daisy cannot hide their love for one another, and Tom finally notices their situation.
At Tom’s house, Daisy tells Nick about how she wishes her daughter would be “a beautiful little fool” (17) because women are not taken very seriously and are considered trophies that the men compete for.. After saying this, Daisy smirks as if “ she [has] asserted her membership in a rather distinguished secret society to which she and Tom [belong]” (17). Daisy allows Nick to have a glimpse into her glamorous, yet conflicted life. Even Jordan, the woman he has a crush on, reveals to Nick about Tom and Daisy’s complicated relationship. “Tom’s got some woman in New York” (15). Upon hearing this scandalous news, the reader can understand Tom from the way Nick sees
Myrtle cheats on her husband with Tom, and only hides this from her husband, who would have to be bluntly told to figure the problem out. Jordan Baker is a friend of Daisy, Tom, Nick, and Gatsby, and at the end of the novel she marries an unknown character. She and Tom are attracted towards each other, but become disenchanted with each other after Gatsby’s death. The story begins as Nick Carraway gives a brief description of himself and his current situation. He is reflecting upon events of summers of the 1920’s, which occur on the East Coast.
After hearing descriptions of the car, he and Nick realize that the car belongs to Gatsby. Nick is disgusted and shocked that his friend Gatsby would hit a woman with his car and flee the scene. Tom already despises Gatsby, as he knows of his affair with Daisy. He tells George that Gatsby was the one to kill Myrtle. He hints to George that perhaps Myrtle’s death was not an accident after all, and convinces George that Gatsby was the one who had the affair with Myrtle and murdered her, so no one would find out about them.
This shows how Tom never trusted or liked Gatsby. When Daisy, Tom, Gatsby, Jordan and Nick head to the hotel suite one hot afternoon, Daisy hurts Gatsby by going back to Tom after the big arg... ... middle of paper ... ...ke you’d run over a dog and never even stopped his car.’”(191). Tom let his hatred for Gatsby get the best of him and let George believe that Gatsby was the one driving the car that killed Myrtle. Although George is the one who directly killed Gatsby, Tom, Daisy and Gatsby himself had an indirect role in killing him. Daisy was the one who ran over Myrtle and let Gatsby take the blame.
Eddie then comes home to find that Rodolpho and Catherine had been making love. Eddie insults Rodolpho by kissing him and then by kissing Catherine passionately which Catherine finds very disturbing. This indicates that maybe Eddie has different feelings for her, and is jealous of Rodolpho. Eddie then storms out of the house after hearing about the recent engagement of Rodolpho and Catherine and goes to his lawyer Alferi for legal advice but Eddie found that there was only one solution, which he came to by himself, was that he had to phone the immigration Bureau to inform them the whereabouts of Marco and Rodolpho. As Marco and Rodolpho are arrested Marco spits at Eddie and threatens to kill him.
But poor Leonard, who associates the Schlegels with all things cultural and romantic--he reads constantly, hoping to better himself--resents this intrusion into his business life and accuses them of trying to profit from his knowledge of the insurance industry. Margaret and Henry develop a halting, gradual friendship. When the lease expires at Wickham Place, the Schlegels begin looking for another house (their landlord wants to follow the general trend and replace their house with a more profitable apartment building). Henry offers to rent them a house he owns in London, and when he shows it to Margaret, he suddenly proposes to her. She is surprised by her happiness, and after considering the proposal, she accepts.
While at his cousin’s house, he meets a cynical woman named Jordan Baker and learns about his legendary neighbor, Mr. Gatsby. In addition, Nick learns that Tom is currently engaged in an extramarital affair with a woman named Myrtle Wilson. A couple days later, Nick and Tom are going to New York City when Tom decides to stop in an ashen, industrial dumping ground town in order to pick up his lover, Myrtle. Although her husband, George Wilson, greets the two men, he remains oblivious to the fact that his wife is involved in an affair. Nick, Tom, and Myrtle then continue on to New York City and hold a gaudy party at a small apartment Tom keeps in the city to carry on his relationship with Myrtle.
Daisy is now in an abusive relationship with Tom Buchannan, “Nick Carraway attends a small publicly blames Tom for the bruise on her knuckle” (Sutton). When they meet again Gatsby showers Daisy with love and affection, wanting her to leave her husband Tom, but she does not want to in their society. Tom and Gatsby get into an argument and tom tells Daisy about Gatsby’s bootlegging that brought him to his riches. Tom yelled, “He a... ... middle of paper ... ...al Difference in F. Scott Fitzgerald's Fiction. Selinsgrove, Penn.