It suggests much about the sterility, aridity, vacuity of modern life. It depicts how sexual relationships have been diminished, devitalized, debased and life at its vital centre has dwindled into meaninglessness and banality. The Great Gatsby must be interpreted as a meditation about the failure of American Dream. John Peale Bishop recognized Gatsby as “The emersonian man brought to completion and eventually to failure (115) Lionel Trilling, an influential critic on the literature of the twenties, insisted that “Gatsby, divided between power and dream, comes inevitably to stand for America itself” (251). Edwin Fussell in his essay “Fitzgerald’s Brave New World” interprets the novel based on the “connection between Gatsby’s individual tragedy and the tragedy of American civilization” (48).
Gay marriage is one of the most controversial and sensitive issues in the modern world. In most cultures across the globe, homosexuality was viewed with disdain, and marriages between same-sex couples were prohibited. However, homosexual relationships are slowly gaining acceptance. With an increase in tolerance for homosexuality in the society, the controversy over the legalization of gay marriage has been disputed among people in many nations. While the majority of the population believes that the legalization of gay marriage will have negative impact on the society, gay activists claim that it is against basic civil rights to prohibit them from marrying.
Every year, a million new immigrants come to the United States. They bring their cultures and their dreams to come here to make them come true. This country is known as the land of hope and freedom. But right now, immigrants’ dreams are affected by discrimination, especially black immigrants. This is the twenty-first century, but people still treat other people based on people’s color.
The American Dream or the American Nightmare: A Prospectus In order for an individual to be motivated to get out of bed in the morning, one must have an ultimate goal or objective to work toward. Throughout the past and present time, the American dream has always been to succeed; however, it has not remained the same type of satisfying success. The American dream has always served as a goal for the American people to work for and keep motivated. However, it has gradually made its way to being a steady discouragement. The American dream has developed into a constant reminder that not everyone is equal, and it is alarming to be informed that within just fifty short years the whole concept of the American dream can no longer be recognized.
There are also superficial criticisms like those who claim that behind all this there are only some people who think they sound more interesting defining themselves as queer rather than as lesbian or gay. Nevertheless, what cannot be ignored is that queer people seek a world of equal rights between different people: it advocates that everyone can be who they are, as it is. People cannot be stereotyped because of their sexual preference. Nobody has to their life according to the stupid rules society once invented to give sense to something seen for the first time, like a gay man in the 60s. The word "queer" that began as a label or something very offensive and often used for discriminatory or offensive purposes, became a word for members of the gay community without offensive purposes.
The end of the story tells most melancholy mood because Seymour indirectly tells Sybil he will be die the same as the banana fish because of the isolation to the society and mental illness from the war. In addition, the story tells the irony from historical setting from the year 1948 the story published. Mental
But note that legal doesn’t mean ethical. Here, those businesses don't welcome same sex marriage, their behavior and attitude don’t break any law for sure, so that is definitely a legal behavior. But it is somewhat unethical because it is a kind of discrimination. They treat gay or lesbian special or at least different from others. So in those businessman’s eye, as long as they don’t break any law, they have the right to select the customers they are willing to serve.
Knowing this, many LGBTI people hesitate to turn to the legal system for protection from abuse. Given the homo/bi/transphobia and heterosexism that has been woven into our history and the biases that we have internalised as a result of that history, welcoming LGBTI survivors of intimate partner violence into programs and serving them appropriately calls for more in-depth training than most agencies/organisations can
In Made You Look, a book about how advertisements work, the author, Shari Graydon, mentions, “Some marketers estimate that kids have a say in close to $300 billion worth of their parents’ spending” (18). Because of this influence kids have over their parents, companies have taken advantage of it and have started creating many of their ads with a younger audience in mind. However, even though advertisers might have a younger audience in mind, they do not always have the wellbeing of the younger audience in mind. In America today advertisements negatively influence American youths’ happiness, self-image, and health. Through advertisements kids learn that in order to have value and worth they need materialistic possessions.
Same-sex Marriage For decades, humanity has been working towards the same goal, but during all these years, people have been unable to achieve it, selfishness is the reason why people are unable to do it. This goal is “Equality” this term is defined as “The state or quality of being equal; correspondence in quantity, degree, value, rank, or ability” (Dictionary.com). This is unachievable due to the lack tolerance between human beings; this is well known in the human species as racial, sexual, religious discrimination, etc. In the modern era most types of discrimination are rejected in the common society, but most forget that discrimination is not only rejecting a person for their beliefs or personality but it’s also denying them the ability to access the same rights as the others. Gay marriage is a controversial topic in the world, 94 out o 196 countries have signed a General Assembly declaration of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender rights or sponsored the Humans Rights Council 2011 resolution on LGBT rights however, only 18 countries have approved the same-sex marriages, this is extremely preoccupying because this shows how terribly unequal we are.