Is The American Dream Still Attainable Analysis

Good Essays
I am very nervous because I am a German about to aboard this ship on its way to the United States of America to follow my American dream. All my family members that have gone to America to follow the dream have told me that everything over there is so much better than here. Even though I am going to miss everything I leave behind, I know that in the end it is going to be worth it in the end. That is a story from a German immigrant from the 1800’s coming to America to pursue the American dream that back then still existed. The American Dream is a national ethos of the United States, the set of ideals (democracy, rights, liberty, opportunity, and equality) in which freedom includes the opportunity for prosperity and success and an upward social…show more content…
A big barrier that is stopping people from pursuing the American Dream now is the famous wall that divides Mexico and the United States. Not only does the American Dream not exist for people from other countries but also it does not exist for the own American people. The parameters being used with this are, the article, “Is the American Dream Still Attainable?” written by Nathaniel Parish Flannery, the movie, Sueno Americano directed by Jane Chabria, an image, published by UFP News, a novel, Who Stole the American Dream was written by Hedrick Smith, and the article, “The American Dream is Alive” written by Daniel J. Michell from New York Times. These texts will help prove and disprove that culture is very important. The American Dream is a dream does not exist any more due to all the physical barriers, economic barriers, and the own American…show more content…
According to the article “The American Dream is Alive” written by Daniel J. Michell from New York Times, the American dream is still attainable because there is still people from other countries wanting to come to the US. He also argues the American dream is alive because the economy here still gives the opportunity for the poor people to climb up the ladder and better themselves(Michell). Even the people coming from other countries want to still come because even though things are not doing that great in the US it is still better than the way things are in their countries. He argues that the American dream is still alive because everyone could climb up in the economy no matter the social status that is possessed in the
Get Access