The American Dream

An ideal that all humans should have equal opportunity to pursue happiness and success.

“The American Dream is that dream of a land where life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement.” – James Truslow Adams ‘Epic of America'”

Locations that relate to the “American Dream”:

East Egg- These people were born into the “dream”. FALSE

West Egg- These people “bootleg” their way to their top but are never fully accepted into the elite social group. CORRUPT

Vally of Ashes- These people work hard and they never make it out of poverty. The dream constantly fails them.  FAILED

New York- These people are the illusion of the dream. That New York is the perfect place when it isn’t. ILLUSION

 

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