“You don’t write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say” by F. Scott Fitzgerald (brainyquote.com). In story’s there seem to be a common theme of hidden messages that is supposed to allude to more secret meanings later in the story. In the short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald; “Winter Dreams,” There are many secret messages and meanings. One of the things that this story tries to say is that life moves as if someone is hitting the fast-forward button on a remote. F. Scott Fitzgerald in the short story “Winter Dreams” uses the characters Judy and Dexter to illustrate the time passing and life moving on.
In most of his stories he focuses on the American Dream, mostly the failure of it. He is known for writing about a poor boy who falls in love with a rich girl and will do anything to be with her. “Winter Dreams” is about Dexter who falls for a rich and snobby girl and struggles to keep her by his side. Fitzgerald characterizes Dexter, the main character, as a very driven and dedicated man. The author uses symbols to reference the story to further connect what is happening.
At the end of winter dreams, Dexter wasn’t be with Judy, and Judy married with another man. The author, F. Scott Fitzgerald 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 feel different emotions.
When he realizes the vanity of Judy’s beauty, he also learns the hollow nature in his winter dreams. Therefore, the main conflict in "Winter Dreams" is Dexter 's internal conflict between pursuing his winter dreams and realizing the emptiness in his winter dreams. The inciting incident that creates the conflict is Dexter’s first encounter with Judy Jones, when he sees in her the perfect embodiment of his winter dreams. At the beginning of the story, Dexter daydreams about being superior to the wealthy men he caddies for. Even as a young boy, he has the potential for ambition and aspiration for success and wealth: “He became a golf champion and defeated Mr. T. A. Hedrick in a marvelous match played a hundred times over the fairways of his
Sometimes we as humans think all we need is this specific thing in our life to make us happy, but sometimes down the road we realize what we thought was really gonna make us happy, is something we wouldn 't of thought of. This is where we find our true happiness. Author F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote the story “Winter Dreams”. The main character in this story is Dexter Green. This young boy works at a golf course as a caddy and as he is working he came across this eleven year old girl who is very demanding and rich.
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
Viewing feminism and masculinity as two different genders, how their roles are different when it occurs in decision making, power, and inhabiting space that are women´s and vice versa (Lecture notes 29. March 2017). Fitzgerald has on the first hand chosen to write his story as a reflection on his own life, where he includes his troubled masculinity and physical struggle, including the attempt to explain his definition on masculinity in the early 20th century. On the other hand, his work reveals details about his life before and afterlife with Zelda, which includes alcohol, depression and suicide attempts in the family. Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald´s life together is a base history for many of his stories and characters (Coursey, 1).
Dexter’s traits highlight key differences between him and his counterpart, this includes transparency, honesty, and willingness. Firstly, he says to Judy that, “I’m probably making more money than any man my age in the Northwest. I know that’s an obnoxious remark, but you advised me to start right.” (Winter Dreams 5) The way in which Dexter brags about his wealth shows that he is forward with interactions with other people. But this quote, as well as proving Dexter’s forthcomingness, emphasizes one of the biggest dissimilarities between the characters: perception by others. Gatsby perception by others as mysterious and little know the true personality he possesses.
The utilisation of natural elements (i.e. fire and ice) to explore the issue of human induced hate, desires and destruction in Frost’s literary work, allows for the reader to synthesise his/her own sense of understanding of both the “end” and the poem. Frost subtly compares acts of nature, such as natural disasters, to acts of humans. He does so by associating fire (Frost 4) to “desire”