Tom starts being interested in Myrtle Wilson and starts talking to her. Tom makes his moves because Myrtle's gullible nature and lower-class status make it easy for Tom to manipulate and control her. He doesn't like Myrtle for her "thickish" and " and faintly stout" figure (Fitzgerald 28).
Daisy Kills Myrtle
Nick gets an invite from his neighbor Gatsby, the thing is that Nick doesn't know who Gatsby is, he had only heard rumors about him. Shortly he met Jordan Baker and after is conversation he "was looking at an elegant young rough-neck, a year or two over thirty" which was Gatsby later on Nick asks Jordan ‘Who is he?’ I demanded. ‘Do you know?’‘He’s just a man named Gatsby.’ that's when Nick met Gatsby (Fitzgerald 53).
George shoots Gatsby
Gatsby wants to get at Daisy so in order to do that he starts getting closer to Nick. Gatsby and Daisy meet after "five years" of not talking to each other. Daisy goes to Gatsby's house and falls in love with his wealth. He "took out a pile of shirts and began throwing them" to show it off to Daisy, shes amazed, ‘They’re such beautiful shirts,’ she sobbed (Fitzgerald 99).
Daisy drives back home with Gatsby and Daisy was driving recklessly Gatsby stated that "this woman rushed out" [Daisy]. Soon after "Daisy turned away" and Gatsby "reached the wheel" after hitting Myrtle Gatsby gets up ‘You wait here,’ He said. ‘I’ll see if there’s any sign of a commotion.’ But after that they find out that they killed her (Fitzgerald 155).
Myrtle's husband, Mr. Wilson found out about the death of Myrtle and he came to conclusion that Gatsby hit Myrtle when in reality Daisy did. Mr. Wilson came to Gatsby's house and killed him. Nick finds his body on the floor and panics, ‘I’ll get somebody for you, Gatsby. Don’t worry" (Fitzgerald 175).
Nick leaves to go back to Minnesota but before he leaves he goes to Gatsby's mansion and heads to the dock to view the society and Gatsby, he remembers his "Saturday nights in New York because those gleaming, dazzling parties of his were with me" He soon then realized that this "party" lifestyle wasnt for him and started a new path in life. (Fitzgerald 192).