Essays Tagged: "Dexter"

F. Scott Fitzgerald uses the archetypical technique many times in "Winter Dreams."

the archetypical technique many times in "Winter Dreams."As the story begins the reader is told of Dexter's job as a caddy on Sherry Island. This information alone reveals that Dexter is lonely. The ... ance of island; the word island represents loneliness and isolation. It is here on the island where Dexter spots Judy Jones, "The little girl who had done this was eleven--beautifully ugly as little g ...

(3 pages) 50 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Sun Also Rise"s and "Winter Dreams".

a man that would never be able to satisfy her. Jake Barnes wants a woman he could never make happy. Dexter Green wants to conquer the unconquerable woman. Judy Jones wants the undivided attention of e ... e east coast. What is it about these people that make them crave the unattainable? What is it about Dexter and Jake that leave them at the mercy of women who could not be "won in the kinetic sense" (F ...

(6 pages) 71 2 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Connections between Dexter's Dream "Winter Dreams" and the American Dream, and F. Scott Fitzgerald's life. Includes outline & works sited.

OutlineThesis: Although Dexter's dream can be paralleled to that of the American Dream Fitzgerald presents this idea of idea ... Definition, American Dream Achievement, &Author's Life ConnectionsB. ThesisII.Origin of DreamA.Dexter1.Caddy at golf club2.Meeting of Miss. JonesB.Fitzgerald1.Army Camp2.Denied ProposalIII.Growth ... dy at golf club2.Meeting of Miss. JonesB.Fitzgerald1.Army Camp2.Denied ProposalIII.Growth of DreamA.Dexter1. Fame and Fortune2.CourtingB.Fitzgerald1.Fame and Fortune2.MarriageIV.Loss of DreamA.Dexter1 ...

(4 pages) 71 1 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparison of Love in the stories, "The Darling" by Anton Chekhov, and "Winter Dreams" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

ov and "Winter Dreams" by F. Scott Fitzgerald both revolve around love. Olenka in "The Darling" and Dexter in "Winter Dreams", both make sense of the world around them through love. However in the cas ... e is a means of having opinions for herself, which she derives from those whom she loves, while for Dexter, love helps him to be attuned to life and view the world as something in which he would glory ...

(4 pages) 44 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Reaction Paper to The Philadelphia Story

arration was that the movie was circular pattern. The film stared out showing Tracy in a fight with Dexter at their home. By the end of the film the two ended up getting married at the house.The film ... ight cut between scenes for almost all the transitions. The director did give a hint that Tracy and Dexter might get back together with the boat. Dexter gave it to Tracy as a gift and from that point ...

(1 pages) 36 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Eight O'clock News...

US crime busters, but this is not possible as there are no more Zim Dollars left. Dexter has been fined $ 130 000 in regards to repairs to damage of surrounding areas near his reside ... n the acid caused an explosion, which tore through the neighbourhood. Luckily for the two students, Dexter had an emergency exit, which ejected them into the local pool down the street. Dexter has had ...

(2 pages) 25 0 1.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Disillusion, Defiance, and Discontent 1914 - 1946: Comparison of Fitzgerald's "Winter Dreams" and Wolfe's "The Far and the Near"

short stories the main character clearly embodies the theme of disillusionment. In "Winter Dreams," Dexter Green experiences disillusionment, and In "The Far and the Near," the engineer experiences th ... stories convey a main character that experiences a type of disillusionment. Both of the characters, Dexter Green, and the engineer, are dreaming of a perfect life or the life they believe they want to ...

(2 pages) 3116 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Egg" - Modern American Lit. story - How the characters pursue the "American Dream"

"Winter Dreams" is the story of the rise of Dexter Green, a hardworking, confident young man who becomes caught up in the pursuit of wealth and ... uit of wealth and status, which is why he began working as a caddy in the first place. At fourteen, Dexter is described as the best caddie in the club, making thirty dollars a month, which for the sum ... elves".After going to college in the east, despite his father's offer to pay for the state college, Dexter opens a chain of laundries, and slowly began to become successful in the world of business.De ...

(1 pages) 698 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Winter Dreams

her community who are characterized as, "a varying dozen that circulated about her."� After Dexter had only spent three days with Judy, a New Yorker interrupted their relationship, and spent h ... actions. "She simply made men conscious to the highest degree of her physical loveliness."� Dexter's initial attraction to Judy was merely physical, but Judy gave him the impression that their ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Dexter's Dream

Dexter's Dreams "Winter Dreams" by F.Scott Fitzgerald a fictional story that focuses around the Amer ... in life.In a country club area where golf was everyday to many, Shemy Island in Minnesota was where Dexter Green grew up; his father owned the second largest grocery in town and was largely successful ... ame town written about, Fitzgerald himself had actually spent of adolescent years growing up there. Dexter Green the main character, had the work ethic of a champion. Everything he seemed to do prospe ...

(2 pages) 866 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Cant Hardly Wait

e the first day off ninth grade when he noticed that she was eating his favorite pop tart, but Mike Dexter got to her first. Ever since then, Preston has carried with him the letter, which he was goin ...

(4 pages) 502 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Discuss The Thematic And Symbolic Importance Of Animals In The Works Of Theodore Roethke, James Dickey And Other Authors Studied

nd lights gleaming around the lake", as a sense of appreciation and being attuned to life for Dexter in Winter Dreams. Finally, McKay uses the imagery of animals in When Dawn Comes to the City, ...

(2 pages) 1300 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Creative Writing - Fiction - T

at I see their days are numbered as well. I am a celery plant: root, stem, and leaves; living under Dexter's blanket. Nobody but Dexter and his mom know about me, and they're saving me for "a moment o ... t of true desperation". If you ask me, the moment is now, but I don't complain. At age 15 and 5'7", Dexter weighs 80 pounds and his mother weighs the same at one inch shorter. One day they'll finally ...

(3 pages) 639 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

"Winter Dreams" By F. Scott Fitzgeralds

In "Winter Dreams" by F.Scott Fitzgerald, Dexter experiences an internal conflict between dealing with the reality of things, and throwing it ... f things, and throwing it all to the wind to follow his "winter dreams". From the time he was young Dexter's life was characterized by his dreaming. Initially Dexter's dreams are concerned with becomi ... s dreaming. Initially Dexter's dreams are concerned with becoming a golf champion and being famous. Dexter had an urge for the best of everything. As Dexter's dreams progress, they expand to include m ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Great" As Displayed by Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby

his ultimate desire.In Fitzgerald’s short story, “Winter Dreams”, the main character Dexter is of Fitzgerald’s image with his undying motivation to find his dream of being wealthy ... tzgerald’s life because of their desire to have a man rich man. When Fitzgerald writes, “[Dexter] wanted not association with glittering things and glittering people, he wanted the glitterin ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Assisting Demented Patients with Feeding: Problems in a Ward Environment. A Review of the Literature

nce of patients. There must be an element of intimacy, good communication and a degree of advocacy (Dexter & Wash 1995). Nowhere is this more apparent than in assisting another human being with fe ... aste producing situations on nursing wards. International Journal of Nursing Studies 28(2), 163-164.Dexter G. & Wash M. (1995) Psychiatric Nursing Skills. A Patient-Centred Approach. Chapman & ...

(19 pages) 71 0 5.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays


tsby" . "Winter Dreams" however, is a short story, also set in the 20's, about a man from poverty, "Dexter", falling madly in love with a girl of riches. Although in both stories, the love-struck men ... Although in both stories, the love-struck men end up hurt and broken emotionally."Jay Gatsby" and "Dexter" have much in common. Dexter is a mysterious man with few friends. He worked his way up from ...

(1 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Nguyen 1Mandy NguyenJoseph DiNalloEnglish 101-3213 October 2014DexterDexter is a television series that follows the life of Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter analyst. ... ion remains, why are we so intrigued by something so repulsive? I believe that we enjoy series like Dexter because it gives us an opportunity to escape our boring lives for a few minutes, it lets us c ... e of the entire series because it captures our attention and interests us into continuing watching. Dexter's pilot does a great job doing that, it starts out with Dexter scoping out the first victim w ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers