Revolutionary Road Analysis

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Achieving Perfection
Human beings have this innate drive to seek for a way in which they could comfortably live their drive. As the married couple April and Frank Wheelers in the movie "The Revolutionary Road" tried to make amendments for the betterment of their family 's way of living and ties with one another, they 've gone through process of rough and difficult times. They did not agree in most things, and Frank got into an alcoholic addiction while April had an abortion which had gone wrong that led to her death. This just shows the sad reality that people would risk so much of what they have, even their own life, just to become that ideal 'perfect family '.
Revolutionary Road is a satire drama centered on an American young couple with the husband acting as the breadwinner of the family and the wife as a typical housewife. While living with two young children in a town adjacent within distance from the city, they seemed perfectly fine with their life as if they are close to living perfectly, but the ugly truth is that it only appears to other people’s perspective. They are actually living with a very sad life which was emphasized by the proper music background and scenes. They are living their boring life at 115 Revolutionary Road- a place where there is just a few residents. April has forgone her dream of becoming an actress and Frank puts his effort to a job that he considers as a ‘shitty job’. Frank also had an ongoing affair with a secretary in their office he
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