Winter Dreams - Part 1 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1 Summary

"Winter Dreams" is a short story written by F. Scott Fitzgerald about a young man from a small town in Minnesota, where the author himself grew up, and the dreams that he has for himself, both that he realizes and never can.

Dexter is unlike most caddies, in that he does not need the job. He only keeps it in order to earn pocket money. His father owns the second best grocery store in town. In the wintertime, Dexter skies over the rolling hills of the golf course. During these ski trips through the winter cold, Dexter lives out his dreams. He imagines himself as a golf champion beating various players and being cheered on by the crowd.

One day after Dexter caddies, Mr. Jones, a wealthy and notable member of the club, tells Dexter that he is the best caddy and that...

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