Similarities Between Winter Dreams And Shelia Mant

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In the stories “Winter Dreams” and “Shelia Mant”, a significant similarity between the two, are the comparable traits of the two female characters, Sheila Mant and Judy Jones. Both women are notable for being manipulative and materialistic, and have many men longing for them. In “Winter Dreams”, Judy Jones deceives Dexter, the protagonist, by leading him on and prolonging his feelings of affection for her. Dexter is utterly attracted to her, calling her “arrestingly beautiful” (Fitzgerald). He desires Judy dearly, but is worried that he’s not worthy of her love because of his lack of money. Judy is very earthly-minded, and cares more for the luxuries and the finer items of the world rather than people’s feelings. She tells Dexter
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