The Loss of a Dream

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In “Winter Dreams”, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the lifestyle is all about the American Dream. Dexter Green, the main character, has been searching for that ideal American Dream since he was a young boy. Dexter spent his entire life seeking wealth and Judy Jones, who was in fact the ideal women. In the end of the story the loss of Judy revealed Dexter’s dream for his life, his values, and the values of those around him. With Dexter’s loss of Judy the ideal women, he lost the aspect of the ideal lifestyle. Dexter always aimed for the best and when he couldn’t have it he didn’t want to settle for less. Throughout the story he is chasing after a women named Judy Jones. She represents the American dream, and the best there is. Dexter couldn’t seem to grasp the thought of Judy. He fell in love with another girl named Irene but still couldn’t resist the urge to chase after Judy. In the end he couldn’t get either, he was stuck between the perfect women and reality. He losses Judy and the ideal of the American dream, he no longer wants it. “Long ago there was something in me, but now that thin...
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