Analysis Of The Short Story 'Winter Dreams'

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“Winter Dreams” deserves the rating of a poor short story. “Winter Dreams” setting and tone was confusing. The setting was put at first when the main character, Dexter, was fourteen then suddenly he was twenty-three. Because of the changing ages, it was hard time to tell the year or season the story was in. Dexter went on long rants about how much he loved cool air, but almost a sentence later he wanted to quit his caddy job. The tone of the story would change from calm to happy to sad to exciting. The fluctuating emotions could make one very confused. The characterization of the characters was also poor. The emotions and intentions of each character were unclear. The main roles would fall in love and then they would separate. Because of

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