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  • End Of The Book Myrtle
    434 words
    The Great Gatsby could be described as a book about the complicated lives of aimless people. The character Myrtle was so obsessed with money and reaching the American dream that it ended up destroying her. Through wrecking her marriage, staying in an abusive relationship and overall greed for money, her death was inevitable. Myrtle was extremely greedy and through coveting the rich began to destroy her marriage. She spoke to her friends telling them; I only married him (Wilson) because I thought...
  • Tom And Myrtle's Affair
    446 words
    The Great Gatsby: Unfaithfulness and Greed The love described in the novel, The Great Gatsby, contains 'violence and egoism not tenderness and affection. ' The author, F. Scott Fitzgerald, writes on wealth, love, and corruption. Two coupes, Tom and Daisy Buchanan and George and Myrtle Wilson, match perfectly with these categories. Both couples are different in the way they choose to live together, but are similar in a few ways. Unfaithfulness and greed are the only similarities the couples share...
  • Altercation Between Myrtle And Tom
    504 words
    Tom Buchanan's moral character can be due to his despicable and pathetic nature when it comes to his actions throughout the novel. Even though he was born into a wealthy family and thus inherited the wealth he has in the novel, no signs of moral teachings by his family were evident. The actions he took in the book were due to him being a conceited and ignorant man. His ignorance was a result of the easy access he had to power and wealth. He feels that because he has wealth and power in society, ...
  • Childish Fight And Tom Hits Myrtle
    373 words
    Myrtle is an incredibly important part of the story The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. In this book, Myrtle paints the portrait of an era with a tainted brush. Because she is a flapper, she is looked down upon somewhat. She is rebellious and does things that were not approved of by the "lost generation". An example of this would be drinking. Myrtle lives in the Valley of Ashes and really dislikes it there. Myrtle is married to George Wilson, but is a mistress to Tom Buchanan. Myrtle's phys...
  • Tom And Myrtle's Apartment
    702 words
    The Great Gatsby Juxtaposing two scenes in a narrative allows them to be easily compared and contrasted. In F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby, two such scenes require specific attention. The impromptu party that is thrown by Tom Buchanan and his mistress, Myrtle Wilson, followed immediately by Jay Gatsby's party at his house, call for the attention of the reader because of the implications of these contiguous scenes. The result of analyzing the two scenes is that one can infer certain...
  • Apparent In The Way George And Tom
    953 words
    In the novel The Great Gatsby there are many different social levels. The novel mostly focuses on the common man and the aristocratic man. Two great examples of characters in each of the levels of society are Tom and George. Tom is the aristocratic old money who has everything given to him. George is the common man that has to work for every cent. Each side of society has different morals and different ways of living, what they consider a good life. Tom, the aristocrat, is not the nicest guy in ...
  • Fight Between Tom And Gatsby Over Daisy
    1,153 words
    Thought history, leaps have been made forward in social developments. The 1920's were not one of the greatest footprints on America's history, but this decade of was full of social and spiritual change. Many groups changed and living status altered in this age. The women of this decade were one of the most prominent groups that changed. F. Scott Fitzgerald reflected this reality in the novel The Great Gatsby. Although women of the novel were valued for their beauty those characters around them s...

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