Gatsby states he was driving the car to shield Daisy. Mr. Wilson Myrtle's husband, thinking Gatsby was the killer of Mrytle, shoots and kills Gatsby and then turns the gun on himself commiting suicide. The Buchanan's meanwhile have left town to distance themselves from the murder's for which they are responsible. They are callous and have no respect for the human lives they have used and disgarded. They do not even glance
Both Gatsby and Myrtle have the same American Dream of striving to be a wealthy, old money like the people on the East Eggs. Gatsby tried to gain his money at all costs to join the upper class of old money so his love, Daisy, can consider him as equal. On the other hand, Myrtle was trying desperately to move up the society by having an affair with Tom Buchanan, a rich
Lily also lives with her father and she says in the book that it never felt right to call him dad so she just settled on T. Ray. T. Ray is abusive and convinces Lily that her mother’s death is all her fault by telling her that she picked up the gun and it went off in her hands and killed her mother and that her mother didn’t care about her at all and left her. The date is 1964 and President Johnson has just signed the Civil Rights Act. Rosaleen decides that she wants to register to vote and Lily walks with her into town. As they reach the outskirts of town Rosaleen and Lily come across three white men who harass Rosaleen.
They consider her a burden, but have found a use for her, marry her off to the Mr Hathaway so they could keep him as a business partner. Alice Kingsleigh, on the other hand comes from a wealthy family. She is nineteen years old and the expectation of the society in which she lives expects her to get married, an unwanted marriage. Emily Grierson is the final heroine. She is much like Alice in the sense that she comes from a wealthy family, but there is one key difference from the other two heroines, her father does not want her to get married.
Gatsby fell in love with Daisy almost immediately after meeting her. Gatsby was attracted to Daisy's wealth and charm. He lied to Daisy about his past in an attempt to convince Daisy he deserved a girl like her. Daisy and Gatsby's love got cut short by Gatsby having to serve in the war. While Gatsby was in the war, Daisy married a man named Tom Buchanan a wealthy man.
The second section describes Emily’s life after her father’s death. She actually tried to deny her father’s death by keeping her father's dead body unburied. However the terrible smell make the town people crazy: “Just as they were about to resort to law and force, she broke down, and they buried her father quickly.” The third section begins with Emily’s sicking. The narrator notes that a foreman named Homer who comes from North with a crew of men to build sidewalks in Jefferson. After Emily and Homer are seen driving out on Sunday afternoons, Emily visits a druggist.
I don’t want to be here. I want to die. Text to text: In the movie, The Odyssey, Odysseus’ mother decides to kill herself because Odysseus did not come back for a long period time thinking he was dead. NYPD DAILY BLOTTER A drunken driver who was swerving all over the road was nabbed. Text to self: A drunken driver turned right in result crashing into our car.
After meeting Cody, he learns how being wealthy feels like and desires to pursue a life as a “nouveau rich.” Gatsby moves further from home and his old, unwanted life by joining the military during World War I. At this point in his life, Gatsby finds further desire to become wealthy; Gatsby meets Daisy with whom he falls in love with. Because Daisy originates from an affluent family, Gatsby seems obligated to win her over with wealth that he does not have. Jay Gatsby’s motives for becoming rich were clear and selfish as well; he believes in order to change his life, he must be accepted by members of the “old money folk” and transform into someone that he was never meant to be. As much as he yearns for Daisy, he also craves the lifestyle of the rich.
Gatsby tells Nick, "Daisy stepped on it. I tried to make her stop, but she couldn't" (p. 144). Daisy does not have enough conscience to stop the car even though Gatsby is telling her to pull over. Daisy's immorality in the period after she hit Myrtle also leads to Gatsby's death. Instead of taking blame for driving the car she ran away from the situation and fled town as quickly as possible with Tom.
The last message Mariah got: “Where U At” (Larry). Another incident where texting while driving caused another innocent life to be taken was John Bradley Breen, also known as “JB” to his friends. He was a declared texter. While driving and texting with a young woman, Breen lost control of his pickup. The truck veered off the road.