“Daisy! Daisy! Daisy!” shouted Mrs. Wilson. “I’ll say it whenever I want to! Daisy! Dai ——” Making a short deft movement, Tom Buchanan broke her nose with his open hand." This quote is significant because Myrtle is bringing Toms two separate lives together. Tom gets mad because he wants them separate so he hits her for it.
Convo w Gatsby Tom Nick Daisy Jordan
“We haven’t met for many years,” said Daisy, her voice as matter-of-fact as it could ever be. “Five years next November.” This quote is significant because its the meeting of Gatsby and Daisy after 5 years. This moment gives the whole book its plot by Gatsby begining to get Daisy back.
Myrtle Wilson is hit by a car
“She didn’t like it,” he said immediately. “Of course she did.” “She didn’t like it,” he insisted. “She didn’t have a good time.” This quote is significant because Gatsby feels like everything he's done for Daisy was worthless if she doesn't like it. He feels like he has her but not fully in the way he wants her.
The American Dream is Dead
“Your wife doesn’t love you,” said Gatsby. “She’s never loved you. She loves me.” “You must be crazy!” exclaimed Tom automatically." This quote is significant because Gatsby tells Tom that Daisy never loved him even though at one point she did. Gatsby is asking to much of Daisy and after this scene, he ends up losing her because of it.
“Auto hit her. Ins’antly killed.” “Instantly killed,” repeated Tom, staring. “She ran out ina road. Son-of-a-bitch didn’t even stopus car.” This quote is important because this is when Tom finds out that his mistress is dead. Even though he didn't fully love Myrtle, he still felt something for her.
"It was after we started with Gatsby toward the house that the gardener saw Wilson’s body a little way off in the grass, and the holocaust was complete." This quote is significant because it's when Gatsby is killed along with George Wilson. The whole book signifies Gatsby is the American Dream and when he dies, so does the American Dream.