Cite and explain two details about Tom's characterization that reveal his real attitude towards Myrtle and Daisy.
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In Chapter Seven, we see that Tom views Daisy as his wife and possession. Although he can do whatever he wishes, he'd like everyone to believe that he sees family as more important than anything else.
He nodded sagely. "And what's more, I love Daisy too. Once in a while I go off on a spree and make a fool of myself, but I always come back, and in my heart I love her all the time."
"Self-control!" Repeated Tom incredulously. "I suppose the latest thing is to sit back and let Mr. Nobody from Nowhere make love to your wife. Well, if that's the idea you can count me out […] Nowadays people begin by sneering at family life and family institutions, and next they'll throw everything overboard and have intermarriage between black and white."
Myrtle, on the other hand, is a passtime. He flaunts their relationship, gives into her whims, and feels free to hit her if she gets out of line. Myrtle is exciting, but mention Daisy's name, and she becomes a source of guilt.
"Daisy! Daisy! Daisy!" shouted Mrs. Wilson. "I'll say it whenever I want to! Daisy! Dai –– "
Making a short deft movement, Tom Buchanan broke her nose with his open hand.
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