In “Let at America be America Again”, also by Langston Hughes, there are the poor white, and the slave blacks, and the immigrants as well. They were taken advantage of simply because they were not famous nor white, therefor they had no access to the American dream. The citizens without high social status must work hard in order to survive and live a decent life. They must work long hours at a job that may not have been their dream. They must service the rich in order to keep those same jobs that they have because their American dream never came true.
Walter was basically saying wow your a preppy rich boy that thinks he 's better than me. George was thinking that he was better than walter just because he had more money. But that is not the case he is no better than walter. Walter works hard for his money while george just gets it handed to him. All Walter wanted was to have money and open his own liquor store but it was not possible.Walter’s dream was unfortle not able to come true
When you have money how do you act? Many people in the world believe that being rich and having good money defines what kind of person you are. Money should not identify the kind of person you are. In A Raisin in the sun the character Walter really wants money to help him and not his family, but it should never be like that family should go first. In A raisin in the son Walter really wants to open a liquor store to help out the family, but the family really needs a new house with the insurance money from mama.
People of higher classes can, to some extent, ‘buy’ success with money. People don’t usually expect citizens of lower classes to have as much success as those in upper classes. This is a reasonable expectation, considering lower class citizens have disadvantages. Money is often the biggest problem. When the boys qualified for the Olympics, but couldn’t afford to go on their own, Ulbrickson was frustrated.
He would have restless nights and would break down, all because he believed Strunk would kill him over a measly broken nose. This is not the behavior of a mentally healthy individual. The fact that Jensen would break down to such a point offers insight into the immense mental stress that the war had on these
Tim talks about the person he had killed “ He was not a fighter. His health was poor, his body small and frail.”(O’Brien 119). O 'Brien displayed that there were other people so also didn 't want to be on the war. O 'Brien showed how the war can bring the same guilt and sadness to person many years after the war. The war caused him to be very disappointed and depressed for what he had done.
He was very fortunate, his family was wealthy. Yet even in the ideal environment could not please Amir’s mental environment. Amir’s environment in his mind, and everything surrounding him, including his father's coldness made Amir feel unloved and worthless. The pressure of society to be like Amir’s father was heartbreaking. In Amir’s mind he would never be good enough.
Ishmael may have been physically strong, but he was mentally weak. Due to a lot of murder and corruption in war, Ishmael has become vulnerable and violent. The slightest uncomfortable situation makes Ishmael feel cornered and use violence as a defense. The book A Long Way Gone shows that war has a strong psychological effect on people involved. When people experience so many hardships on their own, their mentality gradually becomes weaker from having to believe that it is normal to depend only on
He was born into a poor family, one which he ran away from at a young age in the pursuit of a better future. Gatsby believed that money and wealth was the key to fulfillment in life. And ultimately, who can blame him? While many say that money can’t buy happiness, in tough times, this becomes very difficult to actually believe. Gatsby’s life was fully rooted in tough times, and so, he set out to change them.
On page 82 he says to his mother, Lena Younger, “-it was always about money, Mama. We just didn’t know about it.” He puts money above all else because of his belief that money would open the pathway to happiness for him and his family. This belief could be seen as control of the oppressor, in this case society, over the mind of an oppressed individual. The society made Walter Lee believe that there are certain things like house, car, education that he and his family need in order to be happy, and all of them could be achieved only with money. His inability to provide these things for the family made him feel inferior towards rich and predominantly white