The Great Gatsby
by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Myrtle Wilson Timeline and Summary
- Myrtle spends a day in the city with Tom and Nick.
- She and Tom have an argument about whether she has the right to talk about Daisy. Tom hits her and breaks her nose.
- Myrtle watches Tom from the window, thinking that Jordan is his wife.
- Myrtle comes running out to meet Gatsby’s car, thinking Tom is driving it. She is struck and killed.