Why does the narrative describe Judy's house repeatedly?  

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The lavish descriptions of the houses in this Millionaires's Row are meant to give us an insight into Dexter's mindset. When he looks at all this grandeur and opulence, he knows that this is what he wants in life. He doesn't want to be a humble store-owner like his old man; he wants to be filthy rich, to live in the kind of luxury mansion inhabited by Judy Jones.

But more than that, Dexter craves stability. And as the previous educator pointed out, Fitzgerald's description of the palatial Jones residence suggests precisely that. These people aren't just rich; they're old money, secure in the...

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