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How is Dexter a dynamic character in "Winter Dreams"?

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Dexter Green changes in several very significant ways in the story. As a boy, he lives a working-class life in a working-class community, one that provides services for the wealthy people who live and play on Sherry Island across the lake from Dexter's home. Dexter has very little money, but he dreams of a life of wealth and glamour--the kind of life he observes among the rich people he sometimes works for.

By struggling to get an education at "classy" university (not a state college), Dexter further observes the wealthy upper class and patterns himself after the...

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