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Where is Tom and Myrtle's apartment?

Myrtle's apartment. Tom has bought a small apartment in 158th Street in New York where he can meet his mistress, Myrtle.

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Similarly, you may ask, what does Tom and Myrtle's apartment symbolize?

It is purely for show, a place where Myrtle can feel like a part of the New York set, a part of Tom Buchanan's world. As such, the apartment reflects the sense of fashion, luxury, and materialism that Myrtle is so desperate to attain and, more importantly, to showcase to others.

what lie does Catherine tell Nick about Tom and Myrtle at the apartment in the city? While at a party in their apartment, Nick meets Myrtle's sister, Catherine. While gossiping with Nick about Gatsby, Catherine tells Nick about Tom's relationship with Myrtle. She tells Nick that Tom actually wants to leave his wife, but that he cannot because of her religion. According to Catherine she is Catholic.

Similarly, it is asked, what does the apartment represent to Tom?

Myrtle Wilson

What does the scene in this New York apartment reveal about Tom and Myrtle?

Like Gatsby, Myrtle is a social climber. She thinks she married beneath her and that Tom is the ticket to wealth and status. In her apartment in New York City, she pretends that she and Tom are in the same social class. When Myrtle repeats Daisy's name, Tom breaks her nose.

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