3. At age eleven, Judy Jones was seen by many as this sweet and innocent girl who people assumed would be gorgeous when she grows older. Although, her treatment towards the nurse just showed how spoiled and untrained she really was. Her language towards her was extremely disrespectful, like when she said “You damn little mean old thing!”
4. Dexter definitely quit because of the harsh treatment he received and he had enough of it. Being called a dummy, and other instances affected how he felt towards being there.
6. The significance of that text is that it clearly brings out to readers, who Dexter is as a person, and how humble he is. This story is about the denial, just as the narrator suggest. What is denied is the temptation to feed into materialistic desires and being “associated with glittering things.
7. In part II, Dexter now sees Judy Jones as an older woman and sees beauty in her. He has a lot of feelings for her as they get to know each other better thought the text.
8. In part I, Judy’s mouth, particularly her lips, were described as twisting down at
the corners when she smiled. They saw them as no more than just a body part. But in part II, her lips are more significant to her character. They describe her mouth by saying the mobility of her it gave a continual impression of flux, of intense life, of passionate
vitality. There seems to be a connection of their feelings to the precise existence of such a small trait of her.
11. Direction is used at the end of part II, doesn’t necessarily mean he was already steered in the wrong direction to begin with. Rather Judy Jones’ presence to him is so delightful, it gives him hope and make him picture a future with her. It signifies the creation of a better life.
12. Adult Judy Jones has a unique personality. Whatever she wanted, she went after with the full pressure of her “charm.” She is a naturally flirtatious person, and Dexter did not plan on changing her. I do know someone like Judy Jones, in fact I believe everyone knows at least one person who acts like her.
15. In the beginning of the story, autumn made Dexter cringe and made him remember idiotic actions he done before. He would make “brisk abrupt gestures of command to imaginary audiences and armies.” But his views changed by part IV. It became a reminiscent time, and a time for him to get a grip on reality.
16. In regards to Dexter’s view on Irene, it’s goes deeper than the views he has on Judy Jones. Dexter often views Irene on how she makes him feel, not solely on her appearance. “That old penny’s worth of happiness he had spent for this bushel of content” means that that one spark of happiness he had would Judy was all that mattered to him even though she put him through a lot.
20. “The dream was gone. Something had been taken from him.” At this point in the story, something had happened to Dexter that completely breaks his heart. His hope are vanished and reality has finally hit him.