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Why does Wilson believe that Gatsby killed myrtle in the great Gatsby?
He saw Gatsby's car (driven by Daisy) hit Myrtle, and when he went to confront Tom about Myrtle's death, Tom tells him Gatsby ran over Myrtle.
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No, it was an accident. Daisy was confused and furious about what had happened in the hotel, so she decided to drive to calm her nerves. Myrtle ran into the road th…inking that Tom was still in that car. Daisy had no idea who Myrtle was she tried to swerve, but there was a car in the other lane so she had to swerve back and hit Myrtle.
Daisy Buchanan. Jay Gatsby takes the blame, because he loves Daisey. Tom Buchanan (who was having an affair with Myrtle) and does not want to lose Daisy tells Myrtle's husband… that Gatsby killed his wife, so her husband shoots Gatsby and then kills himself. Daisy and Tom then go away and forget all about Gatsby.
After finding the expensive dog collar which Tom bought Myrtle, Wilson becomes aware that Myrtle is having an affair. He knows it must be a wealthy man, but does not know who.… After Myrtles death he searches for the man, and stops by at Toms house. Tom then tells Wilson that it was Gatsby who killed her, and Wilson naturally combines these pieces of information and concludes that Gatsby had the affair with Myrtle and then killed her deliberately when he was finished with her. Of course Daisy was driving the car, not Gatsby, but neither Tom nor Wilson was aware of this. So in short, Tom allowed Wilson to believe that Gatsby had an affair with Myrtle.
Gatsby is killed by George Wilson because he thinks Gatsby was driving the car that killed his wife Myrtle when in fact it was Daisy. Gatsby is found in the pool by Nick Caraw…ay. This is significant as Gatsby previously mentions he has not used the pool all summer, this evokes a strong sense of pathos.
Myrtle had earlier seen Tom driving Gatsby's car. When it came back, she assumed it was Tom again, and, having just had a heated argument with her husband, who realised she wa…s having an affair, ran out to stop him, and presumably beg him to take her with him.
Wilson assumed that who ever was driving the yellow car was Myrtle's affair and the one who killed her. He believed Gatsby was the one who did it because Tom told him that Gat…sby was the owner of the yellow car.
Myrtle Wilson is Tom Buchanon's mistress.
Tom Buchanan wants Nick to meet his mistress, Myrtle Wilson. Nick first meets Myrtle in her husband's auto shop. Tom tells Myrtle to take the next train so they can meet up in… the city. Tom, Nick, and Myrtle all meet up and they then proceed to walk around the city and later on go to Myrtle's sister's house.
She gets into a car accident, Daisy hits her but she leaves the blame on Gatsby then leaves town with her husband, Tom. At the end Wilson, myrtle's husband kills Gatsby thinki…ng he killed his wife.
Myrtle is tom's lover and George Wilson is Myrtle's husband.
Tom does who is daisys husband and myrtles lover
Myrtyle was the lover of Tom Buchanan. George Wilson was her lifeless husband. Myrtle is killed by the car that Daisy was driving. George shoots Jay Gatsby at the end of the …novel and commits suicide.
Because Daisy hit Myrtle (George Wilson's wife) whilst driving Gatsby's car, and Tom told George (Wilson) that Gatsby owned the yellow car that everyone was describing so Geor…ge thought that Gatsby had killed his wife as well as had an affair with her, which was in fact false as Daisy killed Myrtle and Tom had an affair with Myrtle.