Walt Whitman's Synthesis Essay: Is America A Dream?

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I think America was a dream for some people and not for some. In these paragraphs I will talk about America being a dream and not. Walt Whitman said everyone loves America and it is an amazing place. Langston Hughes talks about America not being a dream and not everyone likes it here. The truth is America is not a dream for everyone. I don’t think America was a dream for everyone. America wasn’t always the land of opportunity for everyone. Langston Hughes says “let it be the dream it used to be.” America was where people were willing to die to live the American Dream. At the time of the poem there were mixed emotions about America. Most of the unprivileged people in America at the time thought America was not a dream. Their reality was to
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