The Creation of the Myth of the American Dream

Does America Still Provide Access to the American Dream? “That dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement.” -(James Truslow Adams). There are many different perceptions of the American Dream. To many, the American Dream is of materialistic … Read more

The Best Of Times And The Worst Of Times

It was the best of times and the worst of times (Dickens 1). The movie Its a Wonderful Life was released and six million Jewish people were murdered. White Christmas was a popular song and the black lists appeared. Gas rationing became necessary and soldiers were slaughtered in Guadacanal. Casablanca was idolized and Hiroshima was … Read more