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    Cenie Myrtle Seyster Straw “Class baby” of 1894 "It takes a village to raise a child." African Proverb . . . but in 1894, it took the women of Eureka College's graduating class to name a child. We have all heard the expression "Eureka College is like a family," but today's story is one that puts a different spin on this concept. In addition, it challenges us all to recognize the multiple levels of relationship that connect us all as an extended college family. Eureka alumnus David

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    Importance of Myrtle in The Great Gatsby

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    far-reaching effects for several of the characters.  Of these occurrences, one of the most influential and important incidents was the death of Myrtle Wilson.  While her life and death greatly affected the lives of all of the main and supporting characters, her death had a very significant effect on the lives of Tom, Daisy, and Gatsby. Tom knew Myrtle better than any of the main characters.  He had met her on a train headed for New York.  When the train reached the city, she went with him in a

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    Last summer my friends and I packed up and took a trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The excitement of the strip and the relaxation of the beach allured me to this particular vacation spot. If you are looking for an entertaining and relaxing way to spend the hot days of summer, Myrtle Beach has plenty to offer. Myrtle Beach stretches up the coast of South Carolina and North Carolina. The drive takes approximately six hours from East Tennessee State University. Our trip during the summer made

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    Daisy and Myrtle: The Women of The Great Gatsby Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby is a fascinating work that details the corruptive influence of greed. The main character is a man named Gatsby. The two main female characters are Daisy and Myrtle. These two women provide an interesting contrast while complementing each other at the same time. Daisy is living a life of luxury while Myrtle is struggling to make ends meet. They both play major roles in the novel, and, although their intentions seem

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    Daisy Buchanan and Myrtle Wilson of The Great Gatsby In the novel, The Great Gatsby, the two central women presented are Daisy Buchanan and Myrtle Wilson. These two women, although different, have similar personalities. Throughout the novel, there are instances in which the reader feels bad for and dislikes both Daisy and Myrtle. These two women portray that wealth is better than everything else, and they both base their lives on it. Also the novel shows the hardships and difficulties they

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    Myrtle Beach vs. New York City Picture a beautiful city surrounded by tall skyscrapers soaring into the clouds and the beautiful statue of liberty standing still on the water. You walk down the street passing hundreds of little shops and restaurants, all the while you are taken a back by the breathtaking beauty of the city that you are gazing upon. Now picture laying on the beach at sunset listening to the ocean waves. The air is crisp and the smell of saltwater is bitter sweet. The locations

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    theme by Fitzgerald in this work.  Upon a simple read through one would probably not notice the great similarities of Jay Gatsby and Myrtle Wilson, but the two characters seemed to have the same agenda for their lives.  While Gatsby took the route of acquiring money at all costs to join the upper class of society and to be acceptable in the eyes of a woman, Myrtle chose to make her way up in society at the cost of her marriage by attaching herself to money.  The underlying question is who had the

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    Human Heart

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    in a novel you have studied. In the novel “The great Gatsby”, the novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald explores the conditions of the human heart through relationships that occur in this story. The relationships between Daisy and Tom Buchanan, Myrtle and Tom, Myrtle and George Wilson and Nick and Jordan, all are flawed by the selfishness of individuals and lack of actual love. Fitzgerald compares this to the time era the novel is set in, the 1920’s. This was a time of “false” security in that the economy

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    The Great Gatsby

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    Gatsby is mentioned a couple of times in conversation for his grand parties but not much else is said. A little later Myrtle and her husband Wilson are introduced. Myrtle is the woman that Tom is having an affair with. Myrtle’s husband, Wilson, is very intimidated by Tom. Tom buys an apartment for him and Myrtle. They call people up for a little gathering. While there Myrtle and Tom have an argument. Tom becomes violent and breaks Myrtle’s nose with his bare hands. Nick then receives an

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    Tom has another girlfriend and has been seen around with or more than one occasion by different people. Then in chapter two we find more about Tom and his girlfriend as we get to meet Myrtle for the first time in the story.  Myrtle is the person who Tom has been sneaking around with.  We find out that Tom and Myrtle do not like the people they are married to but for some reason or another they do not want to leave the other person.  However Tom is not the only one to blame because we find out later

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