American Dream Greener

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The American Dream To able to live the American dream is a dream that many people have, both Americans and non-Americans. The grass is always greener on the other side, but in America, it is not enough to just travel to the greener side, you 'll need a lawn mower to handle all the grass. Many people have gone to America in search of “The American Dream". Many have succeeded, but the majority have failed in achieving their goal. The grass is always greener on the other side, but in America, it is not enough to just travel to the greener side, you 'll need a lawn mower to handle all the grass. By that I mean that you need some strength and skill, to handle all of the obstacles before you can finally achieve your goal. Unfortunately the obstacles…show more content…
Seelye from the NY Times20, then most people associate their American dream with living a good life and being successful. The interesting thing is the Americans change their dream, according to the economy. If the economy is bad, their dream is more about family and friends. However, if the economy is good, their dream is about material things and success. Unfortunately, just like in Whitney 's article only a small amount of people feel like they 've achieved their American dream. It 's not only adults, who are losing confidence in the American dream, so are the teenagers. In the article "Teenagers Are Losing Confidence in the American Dream" by Joe Pinsker, published in The Atlantic21, the teenagers are also losing hope in the American dream. They are losing hope, because not all of them are able to get the opportunity to chase after the dream. Especially when it comes to college, because not everyone are able to afford it. But is the American dream impossible to achieve? I think that it is possible, if people start realizing that they might have to lower their expectations of their particular dream. I believe the dream is constantly evolving and in 10-15 years time, there 's probably a whole new idea of how it looks
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