The American Dream In Langston Hughes's Song 'Harlem'

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Immigrants have by default a more difficult time trying to get in and survive in America. The song “America” from West Side Story reflects this with a story of dead end jobs and the extra charge obstacles immigrants have to face trying to reach the American ideal. Struggles such as , “ Lots of doors slamming in our face,” “Twelve in a room in America”, “For a small fee in America.” Simply put, “Life is all right in America if you’re all white in America.” The American dream usually ends up nowhere and people usually have to give up on it. “Harlem” by Langston Hughes tells how when someone pursuing the ideal hits obstacles it ends up as a burden on said person or forgotten and given up on. “What happens to a dream deferred”, “ Does it dry
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