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    Virginia Woolf Reality

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    ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf’ and ‘Death of a Salesman’ both relate to the theme of truth and illusion, by exploring the misbeliefs of the American dream and the blurred lines between reality and illusion, and past and present. The two plays feature the shattering of the illusions the characters hold on to, and the reality they then have to face. In Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, the ridding of illusions is symbolised by peeling the label off a bottle: ‘We all peel labels sweetie.’ Albee is suggesting

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    The American Dream is the belief that hard work and perseverance is able to achieve wealth regardless of social class. This is shown initially in the flashback to Kane’s childhood which begins with cheerful music showing Kane playing by himself but still being happy

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    The American dream is the idea (often associated with the Protestant work ethic) held by many in the United States of America that through hard work, courage and determination one can achieve prosperity. These were values held by many early European settlers, and have been passed on to subsequent generations. What the American dream has become is a question under constant discussion. THE AMERICAN DREAM TODAY In the 20th century, the American dream had its challenges. The Depression caused

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    have changed the perspective of the American Dream. Three major factors were WII, Baby Boomers, mass construction of suburban homes. Previously, people aspired to have a nice house in the suburban with a couple of cars. Although, the American Dream has changed over time, it is still relevant and obtainable as exemplified in the life of Frederick Douglass and Arnold Schwarzenegger. The American Dream is something that everyone strives for whether there American or immigrates. In a article I read

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    people would look at him and say he lived the American Dream to the fullest. From the talent to the fame, he had it all. He was successful, rich, famous, and admired all over the world but do these aspects of his life really relate to those of someone who has lived the American Dream? Many people when talking about the idea of the “American Dream” primarily thinking of the romantic aspects of this idea. People think of the key elements of the American Dream such as equality, liberty, independence, hard

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    The autobiography Journey of Hope Memoirs of a Mexican Girl and the documentary short “Children in No Man’s Land” has brought into light three important topics that are results of immigration. The first is the “American dream” and the notion of yearning to migrate abroad to seek dreams formed by misconceptions of the limited knowledge one has of their destination. The second is assimilation and the process of assimilating oneself to their new homeland. The third is a unique situation presented in

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    Immigrants and The American Dream

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    The "American dream" is different for every person. To some it means financial success, to others it means freedom of expression, while others dream to practice their religion without fear. The "American dream" is a complex concept providing immigrants with the hope of better life. The U.S. government provides the environment and resources for everyone to pursue their dreams. Each year millions of people around the world apply for the Diversity Visa lottery program provided by the U.S. government

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    peaceful life. United States is a place where people of all race, religion, and creed come together to thrive and become prosperous. I believe in the American Dream. The American Dream is the set of ideals that most Americans have. They wish to give future generations after themselves the same advantages they had, if not better. The American Dream is a way for the United States to make a cultural, and social development. My grandparents came to the US in search of a better life, not only for

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    My American Dream

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    First, let's define "American Dream". "American Dream" is what you would consider a "perfect life." It can be full of happiness, money, love, food, cars, whatever you desire, everyone has a different opinion. One person’s American Dream may be totally different from someone else’s, that is what makes us all individuals. My American Dream would include a good job and lots of money, spare time for my family and I, and most importantly, healthiness. It seems that so often the subject of economic standing

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    culture whose dream of possibility has foundered on the banality of tus actualization, a culture that has lost its vision of transcendence, earthing it's aspirations so severely in the material world." (Bigsby pg. 1) Arthur millers story Death of a Salesman gives us a profile of a once well known man to a troubled father and husband to his family. Willy has a firm belief in what he thinks the perfect American Dream would be like and exactly how his sons biff and happy would achieve this dream. Willy believed

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