An Affair Strikes East Egg
Local millionaire Tom Buchanan has been caught in the middle of a steamy affair with Myrtle Wilson. He is said to have been pampering this middle class women with whatever she wants. Right before their recent fight, he bought her a young puppy that she sighted while driving in his car. Her husband is now aware of their love because of all of her expensive items that he could never afford. He is constantly busy working in the Valley of Ashes, therefore the affair went unnoticed for a long period of time. Being married to the owner of an auto shop, Myrtle is not satisfied with her middle class rating. She will do anything to be wealthy, even if it means cheating on her husband.
A Daughters Love Can a child save a marriage? This is a troubling question to couples with rocky relationships. Some say that the love of a child is enough to keep a marriage strong. Having the responsibility of caring for a child can be enough to distract a parent from the problems within their marriage. Caring for a child successfully is a huge confidence boost for parents that are feel insecure because of their arguments with their spouse. Locals say that they have made their relationships work because they do not want their child to be raised by a single parent.