The accident occurs in front of George Wilson's gas station and the home he shares with his wife Myrtle. It seems that Daisy and Tom conspire together to make Gatsby the guilty party for the accident. Daisy and Tom disappear.
Tom and Daisy move on, without a care about the lives they helped destroyed. Their money keeps them together and moving up in the world.
Daisy and Tom Marriage Analysis
Despite so many troubles, for Tom and Daisy, their marriage guarantees their continued membership in the exclusive world of the old money rich. In other words, class is a much stronger bond than love in the novel. Tom and Daisy somehow end the novel with a stronger marriage!
She tells Gatsby, “You always look so cool,” and everyone else can see that “[s]he had told him that she loved him.” However, Daisy chooses Tom in the end and even lets him tell George that it was Gatsby who killed Myrtle.
Nick becomes worried that he is handling Gatsby's burial arrangements, believing there must be someone closer to Gatsby who should be conducting the business at hand. When he phones Daisy to tell her of Gatsby's death, he learns she and Tom have left on a trip, leaving no itinerary.
Although Daisy seems to have found love in her reunion with Gatsby, closer examination reveals that is not at all the case. Although she loves the attention, she has considerations other than love on her mind. First, she knows full well Tom has had affairs for years.
In both book and movie, Gatsby is waiting for a phone call from Daisy, but in the film, Nick calls, and Gatsby gets out of the pool when he hears the phone ring. He's then shot, and he dies believing that Daisy was going to ditch Tom and go way with him.
Eventually, Gatsby won Daisy's heart, and they made love before Gatsby left to fight in the war. Daisy promised to wait for Gatsby, but in 1919 she chose instead to marry Tom Buchanan, a young man from a solid, aristocratic family who could promise her a wealthy lifestyle and who had the support of her parents.
Nick and Jordan's relationship is unique in the novel—they're not having an affair, unlike Tom/Myrtle and Daisy/Gatsby, and they're not married, unlike Myrtle/George and Daisy/Tom.
Myrtle believes that the only reason Tom will not divorce Daisy is because Daisy is Catholic. But we learn that Tom's feelings for Myrtle are far less intense than he has led her to believe and that social pressure prevents him from ever leaving Daisy, who comes from a similar upper-class background.
Tom is verbally and emotionally abusive to Daisy.
In that novel, Nick loves Gatsby, the erstwhile James Gatz of North Dakota, for his capacity to dream Jay Gatsby into being and for his willingness to risk it all for the love of a beautiful woman. In a queer reading of Gatsby, Nick doesn't just love Gatsby, he's in love with him.
"She was feeling the pressures form the world outside, and she wanted to see him and feel his presence and be reassured that she was doing the right thing after all." (151). Tom had "happened" to take daisy away when Gatsby died. " 'But she and Tom had gone away early that afternoon, and taken baggage with them.
Jordan Baker is a friend of Daisy Buchanan, the love of Gatsby's life; she spends endless hours in Daisy's company. She also acts as the causal lover of the narrator, Nick Carraway and tells him the story of Jay Gatsby's past. Jordan Baker comes from old money and like Daisy, she is spoiled.
Why do Tom and Daisy leave? They run away to escape responsibility, just as they left Chicago to escape some unspecified scandal. They are "careless" people who take no notice of the harm they have caused.
What causes Tom to realize that his wife has been having an affair with Gatsby? Tom witnesses a moment between Daisy and Gatsby. "You always look so cool." and "She told him that she loved him and Tom saw."
The person responsible for Myrtle Wilson's death is Daisy Buchanan. Daisy is responsible for driving a car that hit Myrtle Wilson on the side of the road. Daisy is driving when Myrtle Wilson jumped out in front of Daisy for help. Witnesses say that a person in a yellow car was the one who hit her.
The most famous murder in American literature is that of the titular hero in F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, published in 1925. Jay Gatsby is shot to death in the swimming pool of his mansion by George Wilson, a gas-station owner who believes Gatsby to be the hit-and-run driver who killed his wife, Myrtle.
By the series finale, she's married to Richard Grey, who gave up his estate in order to be with her. But the wedding bells might still be ringing at Downton Abbey. According to actress Sophie McShea, her character Daisy is engaged to Andy the footman in the upcoming film.
Pammy did appear in the novel, towards the end when her parents, Gatsby, Jordan and Nick are all at the house on the hottest day of the year. She comes in with her nanny and Daisy flaunts her and asks if she likes her friends. Pammy responds and then her nanny takes her away.
Daisy is assisted by Luigi, semi-confirming that the two are considered a couple.
By the end of the novel, Myrtle doesn't seem to have been completely mistaken about Tom's affection for her. After all, Tom says he that he "cried like a baby" (9.145) when he found dog food for the dog he's bought her in Myrtle's apartment.
How does Nick feel by the end of the night? He feels sick and disgusted with everything and everyone. He is upset that he didn't get to celebrate his birthday.
Gatsby and Daisy first met in Louisville in 1917; Gatsby was instantly smitten with her wealth, her beauty, and her youthful innocence. Before he left for the war, Daisy promised to wait for him; the two then slept together, as though to seal their pact.