In The Great Gatsby, Chapter 7 why does Myrtle out to the yellow car. Who does she think is driving and why is this ironic?

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In chapter seven of Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby the five central characters go into New York City to drink. Tom suggests that he and Gatsby switch cars so, on the way, when they stop at Wilson's garage, Tom is driving Gatsby's very expensive car. Myrtle Wilson, who is having an affair with Tom, sees Tom with Jordan Baker in the yellow car. She believes Jordan is his wife:

Her expression was curiously familiar--it was an expression I had often seen on women's faces but on Myrtle Wilson's face it seemed purposeless and inexplicable until I realized that her...

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