The Great Gatsby

List two things George Wilson tells Tom about his wife

Chapter 7

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George tells Tom that his wife wants to move away.

“I’ve been here too long. I want to get away. My wife and I want to go West.”

“Your wife does,” exclaimed Tom, startled.

“She’s been talking about it for ten years.” He rested for a moment against the pump, shading his eyes. “And now she’s going whether she wants to or not. I’m going to get her away.”


He is suspicious of his wife.

“I just got wised up to something funny the last two days,” remarked Wilson. “That’s why I want to get away. That’s why I been bothering you about the car.”


The Great Gatsby/ Chapter 7