Winter Dreams Analysis

Topics: Gender role, Role / Pages: 4 (819 words) / Published: Oct 9th, 2015
Realism is different and similar to Modernism in various ways. Realism is a work that has a lot of details and an objective view of a human nature making it seem real. One of those details is gender roles. “Daisy Miller” written by Henry James is a presentation of Realism that depicts gender roles. In Modernism, the characteristics of gender roles are affected by the changes in the society. In F. Scott Fitzgerald “Winter Dreams”, the theme was focused on the interchange of gender roles. “Daisy Miller” and “Winter Dreams” are both similar and different when it comes to gender roles. In “Daisy Miller” Winterbourne is taking time off from Switzerland, he meets Daisy Miller through her young brother, Randolph. Winterbourne is attracted to Daisy …show more content…
Dexter Green is a middle classman who works as a caddy at a golf club. At the club, Dexter meets Judy Jones in an unpleasant way, whose father is his boss. After Dexter is free from being Judy caddy, he decides to quit. Dexter foregoes college and after he successfully buys a partnership in a laundry business. Dexter later goes back to the golf cub after being invited to play golf and he meets Judy for the second time. Judy appears beautiful and the dating between them started instantly. One day Judy leaves with another man who she claims that nothing is going on between them. The summer has end and Dexter joined two clubs where he stayed at one of them. He still desires Judy Jones and dream of taking her to New York to live together. Dexter eventually came to realize that he would never have Judy like he wanted to. He leaves Judy and later become engaged to a woman name Irene Scheereer. Later after Dexter and Judy returns to the club, she flirts with him and asks him to marry her. Irene family feels betrayed after breaking off the engagement with her. A month later Dexter is once again heart broken by Judy and he later joins the army as the World War 1 breaks out. Dexter appears to be the most successful business man in New York after returning from the army. Devlin, Dexter acquaintance, informs Dexter that Judy has married and the man

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