Winter Dreams - Study Guide Part 5 Summary & Analysis

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Part 5 Summary

Dexter never regrets that night, even though it deeply hurts Irene and even though Judy only stays with Dexter for one more month before she moves on yet again. Still, Dexter is resolved that he has made the right decision and is not persuaded by the opinions of other people in his town. He does not even feel badly toward Judy, for he loves her and will always love her.

After Judy breaks the engagement with Dexter, he moves to New York City. He wants to stay there and sell his laundry business, but the war changes his plans. Dexter goes back to Minnesota to join the war, using it as a way to escape his life.

Part 5 Analysis

Dexter does not experience regret in his life because his winter dreams show him the way. As long as he listens to his winter dreams, he knows that...

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