After jordan tells nick the story of gatsby and daisy one with tom in chapter 2 and another with gatsby in this chapter climax (or most intense moment from which there is no turning back for the protagonist. He tells nick that daisy was driving when the car struck myrtle, but that he himself will take the blame still worried about daisy, gatsby sends nick to check on her nick finds tom and daisy eating cold fried chicken and talking. Gatsby tells nick that daisy had been driving his car, that she has locked herself in her room, and that he intends to watch the buchanan house to ensure tom doesn't physically harm her nick goes to the house to look for any sign of commotion, only to find tom and daisy talking intimately at the kitchen table, holding hands.
In the great gatsby, what does jordan tell nick when they see each other after gatsby's death a) she is engaged to another man b) she knows that daisy was driving the car c) she was in love with gatsby. Why doesn't nick tell gatsby that he saw daisy and tom conspiring together chapter 8 1 why does gatsby still wait for daisy even though nick senses that jay gatsby had broken up like glass against tom's hard malice and the long secret extravaganza was played out. She is talking about never loving tom, but it is obvious to nick that she does not mean what she is saying selfish and inconsiderate she is willing to allow gatsby to take the blame for the car accident which killed myrtle, even though she was driving the car.
Tom didn't do much but tell george that the car was gatsby's however, tom's words were powerful enough to make george convince himself that mr gatsby was the murderer maybe because he wanted to think the problem simply, but nobody knows truly, george wilson thinks that the murderer is the man who had affairs with myrtle wilson, mr wilson's wife. The group ends up going to new york city jordan rides up with tom and nick in gatsby's yellow car they stop at the wilson's garage, and myrtle sees the trio and takes jordan to be tom's wife later that night, jordan drives back with nick and tom, but this time in tom's blue coupe. By the beginning of the novel, daisy and tom hope to stay in new york permanently, but nick is skeptical about this: this was a permanent move, said daisy over the telephone, but i didn't believe it (117. Why does gatsby admit to nick that daisy was driving the car when myrtle was killed 8 why doesn't nick tell gatsby that he saw daisy and tom conspiring together.
Nick thinks that, given the state of their marriage, daisy should leave tom, but it is clear to him that she has no intention of doing so what indication is there that tom and daisy are closely linked despite their marital difficulties. What two things does daisy tell the narrator on the porch what is gatsby doing at the end of the chapter close reading look at page 13, when nick enters the room where jordan and daisy are relaxing. Tom and daisy buchanan represent old money, while jay gatsby represents new money fitzgerald uses the cars these characters drive to emphasize the difference between the two. Why didn't nick tell tom (when he meet him accidentally) that it was daisy & not gatsby driving the car deleted member dec 17, 2013 10:13am when tom buchanan was snorting against gatsby and his lack of guilt over murdering myrlte wilson, why did't nick speak up, and protest.
- nick, jordan, tom, and daisy are all from west of the appalachians - nick believes the reaction of each, himself included, to living the fast-paced lifestyle of the east has shaped his behavior what does nick remember about life in the midwest. Gatsby does not want tom to drive his car because he does not liketom and is in love with his wife in the novel cars representmasculinity and tom is trying to detract from gatsby masculinity. The grammarly browser extension on chrome now works on quora join over 15 million grammarly users and see what better, clearer writing can do for you it's free so, in retelling the events of myrtle's death -- we have nick's version of gatsby's version and we have nick's version of michaelis's. Although nick knows that it was daisy and not gatsby who had been driving the death car, he neither confronts daisy with his knowledge nor does he consider reporting her to the police or testifying at the inquest.
Tom knew that gatsby and daisy were driving the yellow car and i think that daisy lied and did not tell tom that she was the one driving because if she did then the conversation would have been different. Nick knows tom and daisy in the great gatsby because nick is daisy's cousin. The significance was that that on the way to town myrtle saw tom driving gatsby's car so when she ran up to get him when he was on his way home she went to that same car, but this time it wasn't tom it was daisy and gatsby. Daisy and tom are both superficial, don't take responsibility for their actions, and careless with others' lives and feelings why did myrtle run towards the car she thought tom was driving and was running to him.
Nick is confused and doesntlike the fact that tom is cheating on his cousin (daisy),also he doent understand why daisy is acting like she doesnt realize that she is beign cheated on by tom(her husband. Nick later learns from gatsby that daisy, not gatsby himself, was driving the car at the time of the accident myrtle's husband, george wilson, falsely concludes that the driver of the yellow car is the secret lover he suspects she has. Later, myrtle's sister, catherine, comes by and tells nick tom would leave daisy for myrtle, but daisy is a catholic and doesn't believe in divorce after the second bottle of whiskey, things start to get out of hand. Daisy accidentally hit and killed myrtle with gatsby's car as daisy drove home from new york following the confrontation between jay and tom the reader sees daisy and tom, with their heads bent over a table of untouched food, talking.
Keep in mind that nick, tom, and jordan had stopped by the garage earlier that day driving the same yellow car 10 what makes gatsby admirable at the end of this chapter. Because tom stopped for gas myrtle saw tom driving gatsby car and when they came back myrtle ran out in front of the car to get tom to pick her up also tom lied to wilson about who killed myrtle daisy was driving the car and hit myrtle. Nick doesn't tell tom that daisy was at the wheel he describes tom and daisy as careless people who destroy things and then retreat back into their money he describes tom and daisy as careless people who destroy things and then retreat back into their money.