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The Great Gatsby

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.