Myrtle is desperate to make her life better, she has a loveless marriage with George Wilson, she had a long term affair with Tom Buchanan. She was hit and killed by Gatsby's car.
Daisy is Nick's cousin, Tom's wife, and the woman that Gatsby loves.
Nick Carraway is the book's narrator, he comes from a Minnesota family. He travels to New York to learn business. He becomes involved with Gatsby, and the Buchanan's. He is also honest, and responsible.
Gatsby is a rich man who likes to throw parties with a lot of celebrities, and alcohol, and is in love with Daisy.
Tom is a former Yale football player who like Daisy, comes from an immensely wealthy Midwestern family. He also stole the heart of Daisy.
George Wilson is a nice man, who his passion is his love for his wife, Myrtle. He was devastated by myrtle's affair with Tom. After Myrtle dies, his grief causes Wilson to murder Jay Gatsby before killing himself.