Journal Entry 6
The Great Gatsby
Chapter 6, pages: 97-111
-Lives in East Egg with her and child
-Having an affair with Myrtle Wilson
-Heavily built, intimidating
-Rich and careless about his money
-Known as hypocritical, expects too much from people, yet he doesn't even live up to those standards, just as with his affair with Myrtle, he doesn't think anything about it, but then it comes to Gatsby and Daisy, he gets angry and judgemental
-Often racist and sexist
-Went to school with Nick
What did he say?
-Ever since learning about Gatsby, Tom is constantly dissing on him, trying to figure him out and to look for answers. Even Daisy and Nick come to Gatsby's offence when Tom starts to throw words around to figure Gatsby out. Since Gatsby telling Tom about knowing Daisy, Tom seems now more interested and begins to become suspicious of them.