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  • Lena Younger's American Dream

    Lena Younger's American Dream

    Lena Younger's American Dream "Oh—So now it's life. Money is life. Once upon a time freedom used to be life—now it's money. I guess the world really do change" (Hansberry ). In the play, A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, Mama makes an importance statement about how money became such a big role in achieving the American Dream. Throughout the play, Mama's picture of the American Dream displays the best interpretation of the

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    Submitted: February 8, 2012 Autor: antoni
  • Is "all My Sons" Really the American Dream?

    Is "all My Sons" Really the American Dream?

    Is “All My Sons” really the American Dream? The intent of this paper is to introduce, discuss, and analyze the theme of the American dream which is interwoven throughout the play “All My Sons” by Arthur Miller. This paper will include not only an analysis of the theme of the play, but also will contain personal research on the faulty parts and machinery during World War II, the time period of the play. While “All

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    Submitted: March 13, 2012 Autor: lfchildr
  • The American Dream and 'all My Sons'

    The American Dream and 'all My Sons'

    The American dream can be interpreted in many different ways; however the most common interpretation is that of, having the opportunity and freedom that allows all citizens to achieve their goals in life through hard work and determination. A more modern interpretation may generally refer to the idea that someone's success may depend upon their abilities and whether or not they are hard working, not on class structures. The meaning of the American dream has

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    Submitted: October 8, 2012 Autor: yuvalbigel
  • The Pursuit of the American Dream

    The Pursuit of the American Dream

    Shiv Changela Mrs. Graham Honors Expository Writing 22 March 2013 The Pursuit of the American Dream “I think the American Dream says that anything can happen if you work hard enough at it and are persistent, and have some ability. The sky is the limit to what you can build, and what can happen to you and your family” (Weill). The American dream in the mind of a foreigner is longing toward a better life;

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    Submitted: June 3, 2013 Autor: shivchangela
  • The American Dream

    The American Dream

    The original American Dream is that if you work hard, you could succeed in life. In The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald has effectively illustrated the original American Dream as being just that, a dream, which is unattainable even to the most dedicated of people. In the novel, Fitzgerald has shown how this pure dream clashes with human materialism and greed and how it is inevitably corrupted by these foul traits. Fitzgerald compares and contrasts

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    Submitted: September 18, 2013 Autor: axel493
  • The American Dream

    The American Dream

    The American Dream can be viewed in many ways. From an educated man to a man dreaming of more, both Jillson and Rosa have thought of the dream. Although they are both from different backgrounds and races, they each view the American Dream as the hope for a better life. As the American Dream sank lower and lower because of the bad economy, it still lived for Jillson and Rosa. Cal Jillson believed that the

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    Submitted: October 20, 2013 Autor: moto
  • American Dream Obituary

    American Dream Obituary

    A perfect blend of hope, pride, prosperity, and the impossible. That is what the American dream was for many people across the country and world. The American Dream will always be remembered for helping others achieve the unexpected. It gave people a sense of hope that they wouldn't have had otherwise. It helped individuals dream and reach for the stars. When talking about the American Dream James Truslow Adams once said, "Life should be better

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    Submitted: February 4, 2014 Autor: antoni
  • American Dream Case

    American Dream Case

    I am overly surprised with the information presented in this article. With roughly over 300 million citizens in the U.S, in 2009 only 53% of these people payed federal income tax, while the other 47% are paying next to nothing and in many cases profiting from the government. I strongly believe in the “American Dream”, the ideology that America is a place where any thing is possible and a man or women can earn a

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    Submitted: February 10, 2014 Autor: tclar90
  • American Dream

    American Dream

    American Dream My American dream is quite different from some people', maybe a lot of people what I want to do, my American Dream is something huge. I would have to change many things in my life and even where I am, where I live. I know that I would have to face a lot of obstacles, a lot of challenges that have to do with my attitude, with myself, things that I do and

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    Submitted: February 25, 2014 Autor: rita
  • The American Dream: Multicultural Literature

    The American Dream: Multicultural Literature

    The American culture, as we know it today, is distinctly unique from all other cultures of the world. However, it is hard for the recent generation of America to realize that our culture is individually distinct because of the fact that it is a mixture of all other cultures. At some point in history, all of our ancestors were immigrants to this country, and it is also easy to forget how much of our society

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    Submitted: April 4, 2014 Autor: bzink89
  • How Might the Disadvantage of Immigration Affect the Chances of Having That American Dream?

    How Might the Disadvantage of Immigration Affect the Chances of Having That American Dream?

    How might the disadvantage of immigration affect the chances of having that American Dream? How might one move to the usa if the cost of living is so high. people in third world countries like honduras struggle paycheck to paycheck, some want to move to the usa to have that american dream that they see in the tv or hear from other people. It cost about :”500 to 700” dollars just for the flight .

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    Submitted: May 30, 2014 Autor: 1andres7
  • Dead Dreams: American Dreams

    Dead Dreams: American Dreams

    Dead Dreams: American Dreams The American Dream originated during the 1700/1800's when America was just starting out. It was seen as a new place where one wouldn't be judged on their past, and everyone was welcome. Anybody, even someone off the boat with pocket change, could do anything imaginable with their lives in the "Land of the Free". America has grown, and so has other nations. The American dream is dead ever since other nations

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    Submitted: November 10, 2014 Autor: npatel16
  • He American Dream. Martin Luther King

    He American Dream. Martin Luther King

    Cody Johnson Engl. 1302 August 29, 2014 The American Dream What is the American dream as of today, and what does that mean? Many people from around the country ask and wonder that very same question, and is that dream attainable for African Americans and other minority groups? Not just for foreign immigrants, but to the citizens and minorities of our very own country. This topic can be interpreted in many different ways by a

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    Submitted: February 16, 2015 Autor: Krystle O'Connor
  • The American Dream Case

    The American Dream Case

    The American Dream 1. What is the American Dream? Why does America have a dream? Through all the economic problems our nation has endured in recent years, I believe that, still today, everyone is pursuing what they envision to be their own “American Dream.” Currently, there is a lot of debate on whether the dream still exists and what exactly it is. James Truslow Adams describes it in the book The Epic of America

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    Submitted: March 15, 2015 Autor: Brandon Sullivan
  • The Book American Dream - Analysis Paper

    The Book American Dream - Analysis Paper

    Emit Bowman Analysis Paper American Dream October 10, 2015 In the book American Dream, Mr. Deparle takes after the drive to reform the welfare state as it affected one extended, poor family. He endeavored to refine the impacts of welfare reform on people by following the family from the end of slavery through nearly a thousand years. I was initially pulled in to the book in light of the author’s examination of my own family

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    Submitted: October 25, 2015 Autor: j33p1234
  • American Dream Under Threat

    American Dream Under Threat

    Nathaniel Cephas Comp I – 11:00 Professor Roberts November 3, 2015 The American dream is the ideal world in which everyone has an equal opportunity to achieve success and prosperity through hard work, determination and initiative. No matter what race, religion, or ethnicity someone is, everyone should have the exact same chance at success. It should be like this, but it’s not this way at all. This world is corrupt, many people nowadays feel as

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    Submitted: November 17, 2015 Autor: Darius Montrez
  • The American Dream: Dead, Alive, or on Hold? by Brandon King

    The American Dream: Dead, Alive, or on Hold? by Brandon King

    Lexi Mathis English 2030 09/21/2015 The American Dream: Dead, Alive, or on Hold? by Brandon King The Individual’s “Dream” In, “The American Dream: Dead, Alive, or on Hold?” , Brandon King questions whether or not the “American Dream” is still intact, and why he believes it is alive today more than ever before. King’s arguments stem primarily from the outcomes of the Great Recession that occurred in 2009. He believes that the recession increased people’s

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    Submitted: April 25, 2016 Autor: Alexandra Mathis
  • American Dream: Dead or Alive? Due to InCome Inequality

    American Dream: Dead or Alive? Due to InCome Inequality

    American Dream: Dead or Alive? Due to Income Inequality The American Dream has been threatened and damaged over the past several decades. Why is this? The biggest competitor of the Dream is income inequality. Over the years, income inequality has trained, gotten bigger, and tougher to conquer. The American Dream, on the other hand, is fighting for its life trying to keep the middle class alive. The American Dream does not want to let the

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    Submitted: April 27, 2016 Autor: shark9999
  • Rip to American Dream

    Rip to American Dream

    Stucking Stucking Amari Stucking Mrs lomibao English Composition I 121-2lc-2lR 26, Sepemtber 2016 “R.I.P to the American Dream “ It is said that every song has a story to tell. Music is a reflection of the world we live in. Some songs with the catchiest tunes can hold such deeper meanings. Such as the case in “American Dream” is by an American singing and rap duo Malcom Kelly and Tony Oller, otherwise known as MKTO.

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    Submitted: December 12, 2016 Autor: Astucking1
  • How Do the Symbols in the Great Gatsby Tie into the Theme of the American Dream?

    How Do the Symbols in the Great Gatsby Tie into the Theme of the American Dream?

    Aye Thadar Swe David Burton English 11 September 21, 2016 How do the symbols in the Great Gatsby tie into the theme of the American dream? The Great Gatsby is known for its immense amount of themes portraying the lifestyle of the Roaring Twenties, especially the concept and downfall of the American Dream. The definition of the American Dream has changed throughout history, and in this case of the 1920’s, it was all about hard

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    Submitted: January 22, 2017 Autor: Aye Swe
  • The American Dream

    The American Dream

    The American Dream: Introduction: Just after the three weeks of Lisa’s graduation, Tom and Lisa were married in June 1998. Both Tom and Lisa worked in their respective area of expertise. Lisa is very enthusiastic, and her ultimate goal is to set up her company, the couple is also motivated to attain their ideal way of living. Tom was glad to move in Bethesda where he spent his childhood. Many of his friends and family

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    Submitted: March 8, 2017 Autor: jh4037
  • Was the 1920s a Time of Decline for the American Dream, or Was It a Time for the Dream to Be Transformed?

    Was the 1920s a Time of Decline for the American Dream, or Was It a Time for the Dream to Be Transformed?

    Was the 1920s a time of decline for the American Dream, or was it a time for the dream to be transformed? The American Dream was about having a high status in the society and be known for your abilities. The American dream became more materialistic, therefore some people would say that it was a decline. There was a huge difference between the rich and poor people. The civilisation spread a lot, the economy was

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    Submitted: May 19, 2017 Autor: analia5880
  • American Dreams in China

    American Dreams in China

    1. Please describe the strength and weakness of the 3 founders. In terms of human resources, how would you evaluate this team? Cheng Dong Qing Strength: At first, Cheng Dong Qing is a person who knows nothing. He can’t speak English right and can’t speak in public. But he is a persistent person, so he never gives up though he facing lots of difficulty. He learns eagerly and read diligently every book in library. As

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    Submitted: June 14, 2017 Autor: Susanti Louis
  • An Analysis of the American Dreams in the Great Gatsby

    An Analysis of the American Dreams in the Great Gatsby

    学 号 2011121110 密 级 哈尔滨工程大学学士学位论文 《了不起的盖茨比》中的美国梦解析 院(系)名 称:外语系 专 业 名 称:英语 学 生 姓 名:Lori 指 导 教 师:李宝峰 副教授 哈尔滨工程大学 2015年6月 学 号 2011121110 密 级 《了不起的盖茨比》中的美国梦解析 An Analysis of the American Dreams in The Great Gatsby 学生姓名:Lori 所在学院:外语系 所在专业:英语 指导教师:李宝峰 职称:副教授 所在单位:哈尔滨工程大学 论文提交日期:2015年6月 论文答辩日期:2015年6月 学位授予单位:哈尔滨工程大学 Acknowledgments Firstly, I would like to thank my supervisor, Associate Professor Li Baofeng for his warm-hearted guidance, encouragement and advice, which gave me so much inspiration and a better understanding of the American dreams in The

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    Submitted: July 4, 2017 Autor: LoriJuno
  • The American Dream: Good Will Hunting

    The American Dream: Good Will Hunting

    The American Dream: Good Will Hunting The term American Dream has been around since before America was even discovered. There are many different views and beliefs on what constitutes the American Dream, and if it is even something that can be accomplished by the average American. Since the idea of the American Dream is so important to the foundation and culture of America, it is heavily portrayed in the entertainment industry. The industry typically depicts

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    Submitted: December 5, 2017 Autor: kas2345

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