What are parallels between "Winter Dreams" and The Great Gatsby, and why are Dexter's dreams referred to as winter dreams?

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Winter Dreams, Great Gatsby, and Parallels

Why exactly is this story called Winter Dreams? I'm trying to find parallels between The Great Gatsby and Winter Dreams, and while both deal with the American Dream, I don't understand why Dexter's dreams are called Winter Dreams.

In Part I of the story, Fitzgerld discusses Dexter's emotions in terms of the seasons in which he feels them. When November comes and winter begins, Dexter loses himself in romantic imaginary adventures; these are his winter dreams. 

He becomes a golf champion (not a caddy) who beats Mr. T.A. Hedrick in a golf match. In Dexter's imagination, sometimes he beats Hedrick easily; sometimes he "came up magnificently from behind." In another of his winter dreams, he steps out of an expensive car in front of the Sherry Island Golf Club and strolls "frigidly" inside. (Caddies are hired help; they would not socialize in the Sherry Island Golf Club.) Significantly, Mr. Mortimer Jones, Judy Jones' wealthy father, also owns a Pierce Arrow. In Dexter's final romantic dream, he performs some fancy diving from the club raft while others watch him in "open-mouthed" wonder, including Mr. Mortimer Jones. (Caddies would not swim with the club members.)

Dexter's winter dreams are romantic dreams in which he is a Sherry Island Golf Club insider, a member of the wealthy social class to which he does not belong. Dexter leads a middle class life. His father owns a grocery store which is not even the best one. Dexter longs for a lifestyle he can only observe from the outside. In Dexter's dreams, he is the hero, the winner, one who is admired--and rich.

Instead of growing up and growing out of his fantasies, Dexter...

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