The Question and Answer section for Short Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Ww get the sense that perhaps she does not take Dexter seriously or that he is beneath the standard she usually dates.
Judy invites Green to dinner. He comes from a poorer background than Judy. He does not have the family "pedigree" that she does. He does not want to dress or act carelessly to turn off Judy, his love interest.
Winter depresses Dexter. It gives him a sense of "profound melancholy" that drowns him in the discontentment of his life. Winter makes Dexter long for the magical illusion of the rich. Dexter's winter dreams take hold of him until there is little...