Similarities Between Gatsby And Myrtle Wilson

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Both Gatsby and Wilson love a woman who loves Tom Buchanan. Even though George Wilson loved and married Myrtle Wilson, he never truly had her love. On their wedding day, Myrtle was disgusted with the fact the Wilson borrowed a wedding suit. Nick says, "This was a forlorn hope- he was almost sure that Wilson had no friend: there was not enough of him for his wife” (Fitzgerald 159). Even though he works tirelessly to provide for his wife,Wilson will never be able to quench Myrtle’s thirst of the high class and money. Wilson is limited not only personality wise but also financially and Myrtle needs more. This is why she is having an affair with the man who can give her all wants in life: Tom Buchanan. On the same note, Gatsby new persona wasn’t

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