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In chapter 7 of The Great Gatsby, what happens to Myrtle?

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In chapter 7 of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, Myrtle is killed in a tragic turn of events.

Things had taken a turn for the worse when Myrtle’s husband, George, discovered his wife was having an affair. He decided the best thing for their marriage was to head West. He admitted to his neighbor, Michaelis , that he was keeping Myrtle “locked up” in their home until he could save enough money to take her away. A couple of hours later, Michaelis heard Myrtle screaming at George before she rushed into...

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