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    desired was beyond me, but it is just that, a dream. Freud would reassure you that this dream really meant that I had a desire to migrate or get away, this leads me to wonder what he would say about the American Dream. The American Dream is explained as the desire to be rich and look beautiful doing it, to live forever but never age, to be successful for effort not race. Fitzgerald was able to capture the inner voice of the American Dream in Winter Dreams. As you read about Dexter, the main character

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    Kilimanjaro and Winter Dreams While some readers enjoy the genre of mysteries, others enjoy romance or westerns. But for some people the tragic tales of someone’s despair and alienation from someone or something they love is just what they want to read about. Ernest Hemingway’s styles have evolved throughout his career and I feel The Snows of Kilimanjaro represents the ideas of a man who is greatly in despair and alienated. As well, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s writing of Winter Dreams portray a sense

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    The Importance of Loss in Scott Fitzgerald's Winter Dreams In the traditional Romance narrative, there is some desirable object whose consummation is the driving preoccupation of the text's protagonist. The aspiration of the Romantic hero is to capture that elusive object that will, nevertheless, consistently out-strip him. These heroes are intimately acquainted with the pain of the loss and suffer deeply for feeling so acutely. However, loss itself, is essential to the equation and is

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    Winter Dreams

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    Fitzgerald Essay- Prompt 5 Money may be able to buy ones happiness but not necessarily satisfaction in life. Fitzgerald's characters in “Winter Dreams” and Great Gatsby had money, but not satisfaction throughout their life. One can have satisfying materials, do satisfying things, and obtain satisfying qualities. Characters in “Winter Dreams” and Three of the most satisfying materials that a person could own is a home, money, and a car. At least one of these items is essential for a person no matter

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    “Research Paper: Winter Dreams” In “Winter Dreams”, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Dexter’s dream can be related to the American Dream, but Fitzgerald represents it negatively, basically saying that the reality is the American Dream can never be reached. F. Scott Fitzgerald's life is a tragic example of both sides of the American Dream; the joys of young love, wealth and success, and the tragedies associated with excess and failure which shows through in this story (F. Scott). The American Dream is what every

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    Empty Dreams In the book Winter Dreams by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the main character, Dexter Green, chases unattainable ambitions of success, wealth, and the “ideal” woman. Throughout the book Dexter struggles with his ever changing, empty dreams. Although at first glance the reader might assume Dexter is solely trying to pursue the ideal woman, Judy Jones, a more in depth look reveals that through the attempt to obtain Judy’s affection, Dexter is trying to achieve the greater symbol she represents

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    First and foremost of all are the issues of the materialistic concerns of the rich. Jay Gatsby, a young rich bachelor, had so many personnel possessions because he wanted Daisy, the first love of his life, so much that she was the equivalent of ³Winter Dreams² to him. Gatsby¹s silk shirts being tossed over his head out of his dresser is a good example of how his money means nothing to him and how he would give it all away to have Daisy. Also his eccentric cars were the center of attention because of

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    Analysis Of Winter Dreams

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    Winter Dreams Analysis To divorce an adored wife for a woman who will undoubtedly never love back seems unreal and comfortless. But for Dexter Green, in “Winter Dreams,” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, this will become a heartless reality. Dexter Green makes it his most important goal to capture the love of a beautiful young woman. However, the girl has no interest in having a long-term, serious relationship with Dexter. Dexter will, unfortunately, find out the hard way that his goal will be fulfilled under

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    Is a Winter Dream a reality or just an illusion? Winter Dreams was published in December 1922. F. Scott Fitzgerald is most known for his novel The Great Gatsby. Fitzgerald likes the common theme of failure trying to accomplish the American Dream, and false corrupt forms in which the dream really exists. His secondary themes include wealth, power, beauty, and economic class. Fitzgerald likes to write about love, corruption and, fantasy during the Jazz age. Winter Dreams is about a middle-class boy

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    of the American Dream has dominated American Literature. The overall idea of the American Dream is that every United States citizen should have an equal opportunity to achieve success and prosperity through hard work, determination, and initiative. “Winter Dreams” by F. Scott Fitzgerald is about the realization of the true desire of the American Dream including status, wealth, and ability and the realization it is realistically unattainable. A myth associated with the American Dream is that even the

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    Winter Dreams There are many ways in which “Winter Dreams” is like and unlike a fairytale. “Winter Dreams” had the potential to have a fairy tale ending. Beginning the story, F. Scott Fitzgerald made the story seem predictable. The reader would have predicted a happy ending like a fairytale. An ending where the ambitious young man gets the beautiful girl of his dreams. Sadly, the story doesn’t end that way. The story had many similarities and differences considering the plot, atmosphere, tone

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    Winter Dreams follows the life of Dexter Green as he pursues wealth and societal affluence in the hopes of winning the love and affection of Judy Jones, a spoiled socialite from a wealthy family who he first met when he was an adolescent while caddying at an exclusive golf club. As a result of this meeting and the embarrassment he felt in his role as a mere caddie; Dexter makes the irrational decision to quit his caddying job and begin his quest for upper-class social status. The author recapitulates

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    Analysis of Illusion in Winter Dreams How far should someone have to go in order to impress someone in whom he or she is interested? At a young age it is instilled for one to be himself or herself and never to allow anyone or anything to change him or her or make him or her forget their morals. It could be inferred that as children, we are taught this, because with the changing of ourselves only to impress another could soon lead to unhappiness or emotional instability within oneself. In F. Scott

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    F. Scott Fitzgerald. A man to revolutionize the way we look at modernism and the dream all americans have. The short story “Winter Dreams” by Fitzgerald is about a young man by the name of Dexter that falls in love with a young rich women by the name of judy. Judy is made of old money whereas Dexter has always worked to make the money he has to be in the same “social class” as Judy. Although Dexter has the money to hang out with those people he is still left out in most parts of the story. Judy cheats

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    In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Short Story, “Winter Dreams”, he suggests that the American Dream is a desire for glittery things. On the concept of the American Dream that a person’s success depends more on his or her efforts than on factors such as class or race. Dexter wanted to have the glittery things, but he didn’t want or need them as badly as Judy because he wasn’t raised in the same environment. He felt that he didn’t like Judy at first because she has the glittery things. Once she mature and

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    which made them all very relatable, for me, as the reader. Furthermore, there was a very notable dynamic in all of the relationships in these past five weeks. I will commence with the relationship of Dexter and Judy from the story, Winter Dreams by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Their relationship had a very inimitable dynamic to say the least. Dexter was most certainly smitten by Judy. He was

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    responsibilities to pursue their own pleasure” (23). An American who reached for opulence himself, F. Scott Fitzgerald observed these realties first hand. In his short stories, “Winter Dreams” and “The Diamond as Big as the Ritz,” Fitzgerald expresses the emptiness of the wealthy and criticizes the popular obsession with the American Dream in the 1920s. Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1896 into a reasonably affluent

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    The short story of “Winter Dreams” was written around the same time that Fitzgerald was developing ideas for a story to turn into a novel. While The Great Gatsby wasn’t published until 1925, “Winter Dreams” débuted in 1922 and the similarities between the novel and short story were done on purpose. “Winter Dreams” became a short draft which Fitzgerald paralleled The Great Gatsby after, but also differentiated the two in specific ways (“Winter Dreams” 217). The main characters are both men, Jay Gatsby

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    Winter Dreams, a short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald, was written in September 1922 and published on December of the same year. During this period, Fitzgerald was widely known for his short stories. In 1925, Fitzgerald wrote his greatest success and masterpiece The Great Gatsby, which is still known to be one of the most classic pieces of American Fiction. There are many parallels between the two works, which leads readers to think that the Winter Dreams acted like a microcosm to The Great Gatsby

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    The characters Fitzgerald created in both The Great Gatsby and “Winter Dreams” reveal the age in which he lived in and did very well to define the time period. In this way that Fitzgerald is regarded as a historian in the era. After World War I, American society went through a period of intense change. Traditional principles in God, country, and civilization were traumatized as Americans confronted the anguish of a war of that degree. During the 1920s, many Americans acknowledged that an old order

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