On the hottest day of the summer, Nick, Gatsby, Daisy, Tom and Jordan are having lunch.
They decide to go to town.
Tom, Nick and Jordan take Gatsbys car; Daisy and Gatsby take Toms car.
On their way to town, Tom stops by Wilsons garage where Myrtle observes the group.
Tom discovers Wilson is planning to move to West Egg.
Upon the arrival at the Plaza Hotel, Tom and Gatsby argue over Daisys love.
When Gatsby realizes that Daisy did love Tom, Tom sends Daisy and Gatsby back home in
Later when Tom, Nick and Jordan are driving back home they discover Myrtle has been hit.
Tom suspects that it was Gatsby who must have hit her.
Back at Toms house, Nick discovers Gatsby waiting by the bushes to insure nothing will happen to
This is when Gatsby reveals the truth about the accident, it was really Daisy who was driving the
„An Oxford man!“ He was incredulous. „Like hell he is! He wears a pink suit.“ (122)
This quote develops the theme of class and society, while developing Tom as a character as well.
In the early 1900s when Gatsby claims to have attended Oxford - texts were not the only things
that students studied, they were also educated on how to dress and act in respect to their class,
and as observed by Tom, an Oxford student would not wear a pink suit. This quote also develops
Toms intelligence, his ability to observe and conclude based on facts portrays him as a
„She never loved you, do you hear?“ he cried. „She only married you because I was poor and she
was tired of waiting for me. It was terrible mistake, but in her heart she never loved anyone except
This quote is significant because the reader observers the importance of Daisys love to Gatsby.
This is said by Gatsby, in his quarrel with Tom. It develops the progressive loss of hope in his
American Dream (Daisy), because he is attempting to persuade himself that Daisy only loves Tom
for his money. Gatsby needs this...