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    An Unattainable Daydream In a world full of cheaters, liars, and con artists, the last person anyone should lie to is themselves. However, that is exactly what took place in Raymond Carver's, "Neighbors." In this story, Bill and Arlene Miller were left with the opportunity to take care of Jim and Harriet Stone's apartment while they were away visiting family for ten days. The Millers had grown weary of their lives and often felt jealous of their neighbors, who they felt lived a happier and

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    - Seeking the Unattainable Dream What is the American Dream? America has evolved from an infant, struggling, nation to become a world power through its unprecedented economic growth. Driven by the tenets of independence, self reliance, and freedom, Americans have had the opportunity to pursue economic success. To many, this is the American Dream; to have freedom and the opportunity to pursue financial freedom. To others, such as Gatsby, Walter, and Jake, the American dream is happiness. They

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    Steinbeck, Steinbeck illustrates the dreams of George,Lennie, and other characters and how these dreams are unrealistic and unattainable .Their dreams were the reason that these characters kept moving forward but because of difficult circumstances the dreams of George,Lennie,Candy and Curley's wife are shattered , they knew that their dream was never really attainable but they still had hope but because they were so greatly impacted by Lennies actions their dreams are never accomplished. Most of the

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    clean and fresh color, but the author shows how it can be tainted as well.  Next, yellow illustrates the downfall of moral standards of the people of West Egg.  Lastly, green, the most dominant color in the book, symbolizes wealth and Gatsby's unattainable dream. To Gatsby, Daisy represents innocence and purity; however, Fitzgerald uses different shades of white to veil her corruption.  Daisy is solely described as "dressed in white", she powders her face white, and she mentions her "white girlhood"

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    Creating Sympathy for The Great Gatsby

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    and extended flashbacks as well as imagery, characterization and theme. Through these mediums, Fitzgerald is able to reveal Gatsby as a character who is in an unrelenting pursuit of an unattainable dream. While narrative and imagery reveal him to be a mysterious character, Gatsby's flaw is his ultimate dream which makes him a tragic figure and one with which we sympathize. In the opening pages of the text, we are introduced to the main characters through the believable and trustworthy

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    relived. Trying to relive the past can really mess with one’s head; as one starts reminiscing and if it gets to the extremes, one can become quite obsessive. In the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the theme of hope and seeking an unattainable dream is constantly recognized throughout the novel, the leading character Jay Gatsby is trying to recreate the past, but it got the best of him. In 1917 Jay Gatsby (James Gatz) was young, like many young adults, he is both poor and in love. His past

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    the American dream is unattainable in the Great Gatsby because some people in the novel had advantages unlike others. A major instance of said inequality would be applied to the citizens who are living in the Valley of Ashes; representing the forgotten poor underclass with lost hopes and dreams who have failed to live up to the American dream or even got a chance to start. Therefore, the Valley of Ashes is a blatant symbol of just how “dead” Fitzgerald really believes the American dream to be and as

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    all men and women to dream. In John Steinbeck’s novel “Of Mice and Men,” the American dream is sought after by many different characters. However, the main theme in the story is how these dreams are unattainable, and how because of the Great Depression, all American dreams were dead. But what is the American dream? A unitary definition does not exist, however, the meaning of living the American dream is something that differs for everyone. For some people, the American dream might be acceptance and

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    now. You’re dreaming of all your favourite things. Suddenly, bang! Your slumber is disturbed and you can’t manage to return to your wonderful dream. Well, we know of a character who experiences this; Edna Pontellier in Kate Chopin’s novella, The Awakening (1899). Edna develops a fantasy life that is beyond her reality and eventually realises it is unattainable due to Creole paradigms of womanhood. She attempts to defy these expectations but deduces that she can’t through the conflicting perspectives

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    turns, obstacles, and more but that doesn’t mean you need to give up your dreams. Everyone has their own interpretation of the 'American Dream' and some people argue that in this day and age, it is unattainable. I believe the American Dream is often hard to accomplish but it is not impossible. The play written by Lorraine Hansberry, "A Raisin in the Sun", shows how the character Mama Younger struggles to achieve her dream due to many hardships but never gives up hope. The rise of superstar singer

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