The story The Great Gatsby written by F. Scott Fitzgerald takes you through the life of the protagonist of the novel, Jay Gatsby, who is shot to death in the end. Who was really the reason for Gatsby’s death? There are many of reasons that lead up to Gatsby’s death and several people who are considered to have caused it. Although George Wilson physically killed him, Tom Buchanan, Daisy Buchanan and Jay Gatsby himself all take part in the death. Tom’s anger, Daisy’s carelessness, and Gatsby’s idea of the American Dream all contribute to his death in the end.
Daisy was the one who ran over Myrtle and let Gatsby take the blame. Gatsby let his love for Daisy have power over him. This then made Wilson go out and kill Gatsby because he was the supposed driver of the car that ran over his wife. When Myrtle was killed, Tom made sure that no fingers were pointing at him and more in the direction of his neighbor across the bay. He had reason for revenge on Gatsby – the affair with Daisy and supposedly killing Daisy.
She was romantically involved with Hamlet, and couldn’t handle the fact that her boyfriend murdered her father. This destroyed Ophelia’s character and led to her suicide. Polonius’ son Laertes, had now lost his entire family and wanted to get revenge by assassinating Hamlet. Laertes was having a meeting with Claudius and they were planning the details of how to kill Hamlet.
This set off a chain of events leading to the physical death of Gatsby. George was being driven to the brink of insanity because of the death of his wife, so when Tom told George that it wasn’t him, but Gatsby who was driving the yellow car, George thought he knew who to blame (Fitzgerald Page 140). Tom wanted to get the blame off of himself so he threw Gatsby to the dogs, but he may have fully believed that Gatsby was driving the yellow car when it hit Myrtle. To sum it up, however, Tom made George believe that Gatsby killed his wife which ended in the murder of Gatsby and the suicide of
The Great Gatsby Who really murdered Jay Gatsby? In the novel “The Great Gatsby”, Jay Gatsby is murdered by George Wilson, husband of Myrtle Wilson who was killed when she wasn’t hit by Gatsby’s car. But, Wilson didn’t know that it was Gatsby who was driving, until Tom Buchannan told him. What Tom didn’t know was that it was Daisy, not Gatsby, who killed Myrtle. Gatsby revealed to Nick that daisy was driving when he says, “ you see, when we left New York, she was very nervous and she thought it would steady her to drive- and this woman rushed out at us just as we were passing a car coming the other way.
The story of “The Wife’s Lament” is a mystery. There are many interpretations of who the wife was and what she was going through. Two of the possibilities are that she was killed by her husband and haunted the earth in her afterlife and that after her husband died she went crazy. One justifiable theory is that her husband, the lord, was unhappy and killed her. It appears that he could have murdered her in a few sections.
This shows that Christopher's father was lying to him about his mother being dead and he had told a giant lie and was deceitful to Christopher that made him go through that pain as if he had lost his mother. The next quote happens right after father had confessed he had killed Wellington which filled Christopher with rage and fear from his father's wrong actions. Christopher states while writing in his book,"I had to get out of the house. Father had murdered Wellington. That means he could murder me, because I couldn't trust him even though he had said trust me because he had told a lie about a big thing.
Another motif in this play is death. At the beginning of the play, many people in the town were dying because of the play. Then town finds out that king Laius also died but no one knows that Oedipus killed him because he was too stubborn to get out of his way. Without knowing that he killed king Laius he threatens the murderer of king Laius that he would be killed terribly. Then in the middle of the play, Oedipus finds out that his dad died due to an illness and that he was now crowned as the king of Corinth.
Ruth Nunez Professor Stewart Enc 1102 2 April 2014 Emily Grierson vs. The Duke of Ferrara In “My Last Duchess” there is a duke informing the father and his daughter about who his duchess was and what had happened to her. Emily Grierson who was a total outcast in her town had her problems and astonished her townspeople with her eccentric actions. Emily and the duke of Ferrara are similar because they both were involved with their lovers’ death. The duke of Ferrara and Emily Grierson share a few qualities but they had different motives for killing their lovers and but played different roles.
This secret eventually came out on the day that they murdered their parents in cold blood. The brothers shot their parents in their own home, like professional hit men. Aside from this trial, there have been many other cases showing conflicting ideas between jurors. In the play Twelve Angry Men, written by Reginald Rose, he portrays the modern-day problems with the justice system. Through researching this case and reading the play, Twelve Angry Men, one can infer that the jurors from this play would hav/e great difficulty in coming to a verdict in the Menendez Trial.