Literary Analysis Of Winter Dreams

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Kiki Hsieh Ms. Botha 11M4 Literature 17 May 2016 Words Count: Winter dreams analysis Everybody has their own dreams to fulfill, whether it is to become rich, famous, or changing a loved one. But does everyone get to live their dreams? In the story, Winter Dreams was about the main character Dexter Green and Judy Jones’ tragic story. Judy was part of Dexter’s winter dreams that he began to love her when he was only fourteen and worked as golf caddie. Unfortunately, Judy cannot give him the promise and what he wanted for life. Therefore, he engaged to Irene Scheerer, another woman that Green didn’t put much effort on her. Before the engaged announcement, he didn’t marry with Irene for Judy. At the end of winter dreams, he didn’t be with Judy, and Judy married with another man. The author, F. Scott Fitzgerald and used simile, imagery, and themes to express his point of views and also used symbolism to let the readers picture the images in their minds and also let the readers to feel in different emotions. The author used simile and imagery to describe the story more creative. In the beginning of the story, author said “Some of the caddies were poor as sin and lived in one-room houses with a neurasthenic cow in the front yard, but Dexter Green 's father owned the second-best grocery store in Black Bear” (Holt 858). He used simile “poor as sin” demonstrates he was dislike about the lower class people. And his father owned the second-best grocery store showed he was from the
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