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D maybe some day she said kiss me she said I'd like to marry you she said I love you she said nothing. I read somewhere once that Fitzgerald was incapable of writing a dull sentence I think that s uite true but aside from that there s always something about the themes he chooses and the way he exposes his times and his society that strikes me right where my heart is

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Winter Dreams

Gagement It was during those three days that for the first time he had asked her to marry him She sai. I don t know how to put into words how this made me feel so I ll leave you with my favourite passages Then he saw she communicated her excitement to him lavishly deeply with kisses that were not a promise but a fulfillment They aroused in him not hunger demanding renewal but surfeit that would demand surfeit kisses that were like charity creating want by holding back nothing at all He loved her and he would love her until the day he was too old for loving but he could not have her So he tasted the deep pain that is reserved only for the strong just as he had tasted for a little while the deep happiness The dream was gone Something had been taken from him In a sort of panic he pushed the palms of his hands into his eyes and tried to bring up a picture of the waters lapping on Sherry Island and the moonlit veranda and gingham on the golf links and the dry sun and the gold color of her neck s soft down And her mouth damp to his kisses and her eyes plaintive with melancholy and her freshness like new fine linen in the morning Why these things were no longer in the world They had existed and they existed no longer

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There was all the ecstasy of an engagement about it sharpened by his realization that there was no en. I m starting to get the impression that Scott Fitzgerald was a better short story writer than he was a novelist Winter Dreams coming in at under fifty pages left of a mark on me than some of his most famous novels First appearing in the Metropolitan Magazine all the way back in 1922 it is considered one of his finest During a cold winter Dexter Green son of the owner of the second best grocery store in Black Bear Minnesota skis across the snowed in golf course where he caddies in the warmer months to earn his pocket money In April the spring thaw begins and the first golfers brave the course Unlike the dismal spring the autumn and winter empower Dexter and stimulate his imagination As time passes he eventually falls in love with a girl called Judy but things don t go as planned and he ends up getting engaged to another Irene As the years pass he is in New York and learns that Judy has married a friend of his thus bringing back the sweet memories from times gone by This charming and poignant story is ultimately about mourning the past and a lost youth which one so dearly wishes could be reclaimed


10 thoughts on “Winter Dreams

  1. says:

    A realistic story depicting the desire and deficiency of youthIt shows how such deficiencies are knit up with passionate energies that transcend and justify themA plot of a girl Judy Joneswho resolved any affair im

  2. says:

    In terms of the actual prose Fitzgerald is possibly my favorite writer He doesn't limit his writing to choosing the right words even his commas and dashes are perfectly on point It was during those three days that for the first time he had asked her to marry him She said maybe some day she said kiss me she said I'd like to marry you she said I love you — she said — nothingHe always expresses so much with f

  3. says:

    I'm starting to get the impression that Scott Fitzgerald was a better short story writer than he was a novelist Winter Dreams coming in at under fifty pages left of a mark on me than some of his most famous novels First app

  4. says:

    Fitzgerald is best remembered for his spoiled and conflicted Jazz Age characters including Dexter Green from “Wi

  5. says:

    35 stars for this mandatory novellaI had to read this novella written by F Scott Fitzgerald for a course Let me tell you that this one is great I haven't read anything by him before but I really want to read The Great GatsbyThis book is from Dexter Green's point of view but is narrated in third person view although the narrator giv

  6. says:

    I don't know how to put into words how this made me feel so I'll leave you with my favourite passages “Then he saw she communicated her excitement to him lavishly deeply with kisses that were not a promise but a fulfillment They aroused in h

  7. says:

    Read this book in a reuired American Lit class with a shitty teacher God I hated that class But this short story woke me up Anyone who has been through a passionate relationship and maybe actual love on your end rather than hers and maybe she knew that that broke up and part of you still yearns for that person will relate I think to this short story on a deeper level than the outsider looking in

  8. says:

    I read somewhere once that Fitzgerald was incapable of writing a dull sentence I think that's uite true but aside from that there's always something about the themes he chooses and the way he exposes his times and his society that strikes me ri

  9. says:

    Winter Dreams by F Fitzgerald is a very popular and amazing book that portrays the life of a young man Dexter Many people will agree that this is uite a tragic book the tremendous influence women have on men Fitzgerald uses some typical examples of his life to show that some things are not uite the rush Even though the book does n

  10. says:

    The convenient moment to read a winter dreams book is in a Grey cold October's rainy evening in bed suffering from your own Love paingriefwound or whatever All mysterious happenings all fresh and uickening hope had gone away with her

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