You wouldn't understand yet, son, but your daddy's gonna make a transaction... a business transaction that's going to change our lives... That's how come one day when you 'bout seventeen years old I'll come home and I'll be pretty tired, you know what I mean, after a day of conferences and secretaries getting things wrong the way they do... 'cause an executive's life is hell, man - (the more he talks the farther away he gets). And I'll pull the car up on the driveway... just a plain, black Chrysler I think, with whitewalls -- no -- black tires. More elegant. Rich people don't have to be flashy... though maybe a Cadillac convertible for ruth to do her shopping in... And I'll go inside and Ruth will come downstairs and meet me at the door and we'll kiss each other and she'll take my arm and we'll go up to your room and see you sitting on the floor with the catalogues of all the great schools in America around you... All the great schools in the world! And -- and I'll say all right, son it's your seventeenth birthday, what is it you've decided? ...Just tell me where you want to go to school and you'll go. Just tell me, what it is you want to be and you'll be it -- Yessir! (He holds open his arms for Travis). You just name it, son... (Travis leaps into them) and I will hand you the world! (Walter's voice has risen in pitch and hysterical promise, and on the last line he lifts Travis high.)
What does the tone of the passage above foreshadow about Walter's dreams for the future?