Firstly, in Yates’s book “Revolutionary Road”, the college graduates Frank and April Wheeler take advantage of the economic situation of the 1950’s to live the American dream, but in doing so, they compromise their dreams of individuality. Frank, a veteran of WWII, is one of many servicemen eligible for beneficial home loans and education benefits through the G.I. Bill. The federal government created the G.I....
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