Middle Class Corruption Essay

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Corruption between social classes can be very different from each other. For the upper class, they will always want more money, even though they have enough. The middle class corruption is based off what they cannot have, and never be able to get. People in the middle class worry too much about money and the way they live their life day in and day out, which begins to make them a little psychotic. This craziness also makes the people of the middle class become very vulgar as well. There are a few works of famous literature and film that can show how this corruption can turn into craziness and vulgarity. Middle class corruption starts with what people want but they cannot have. “Although they lived in style, they felt always an anxiety …show more content…
The mother and father made very little money, while the kids thought they were the richest people ever. The kids also had a very cocky ego because of the expensive items they possessed. Then when it came to a point that they had no money, the mother would say, "it 's because your father has no luck."(Lawrence). The mother would make up lies and blame her husband why they were broke. This need for money eventually turns into craziness and vulgarity. "There must be more money! Oh-h-h; there must be more money. Oh, now, now-w! Now-w-w - there must be more money! - More than ever! More than ever!"(Lawrence). The family made about five thousand pounds (Lawrence), and the kids just go crazy screaming how there must be more money. This is very psychotic for people, especially kids to act like that. This is also a form of vulgarity because they have no manners, and are being very disrespectful screaming about …show more content…
He eventually hired a third scrivener, a strange man named Bartleby. This guy was a great worker until one day the boss told him to write something and replied, “I would prefer not to.”(Bartleby, the Scrivener). This began Bartleby’s vulgarity. As the days went by the boss would call Bartleby to examine some papers, and he simply replied, “I would prefer not to.” Bartleby always replied with that statement which made him very

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