And if you think I didn’t have my share of suffering – look here, when I went to give up that flat and saw that damn box of dog biscuits sitting there on the sideboard, I sat down and cried like a baby. By God it was awful – .

– F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby, Chapter 9. Tom Buchanan, in looking for sympathy from Nick after Myrtle’s death, is being very self-absorbed and showing no remorse for his own actions.