Obstacles To The American Dream In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

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Obstacles to The American Dream
The American Dreams is the idea that every American citizen should have an equal opportunity to achieve success and prosper through hard work, determination, and initiative. Mental disabilities is one among one of the many issues that prevent people from reaching their dream. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck tells a story of two partners, Lennie Small and George Milton, who dream of owning a home with a bit of land to start a ranch and live off the land. However, all the social issues and obstacles stand in their way of achieving the American Dream of a ranch. Throughout the novel Lennie and George experience loneliness, sacrifice, poverty and more caused by Lennie’s disability. Ultimately, People that has
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In today 's society mental disability is a term that describes a huge range of mental and emotional conditions. Mental disability also refers to a portion of the ADA term mental impairment, other covered mental disability such as “mental retardation, organic brain damage, and learning disabilities. The term ‘psychiatric disability’ is used when mental illness significantly interferes with the performance of major life activities, such as learning, working and communicating, among others” (What Is Psychiatric Disability and Mental Illness). This is how mental disability and meaning in today 's world. Throughout the United State Mental disability affects Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. about 43 million or about 18%, and about 1 in 5 youth 13-18 years old experience severe mental disorder at some point during their life (Statistics). Mental Disability affects everyone young or old, man or woman mental disability can sneak up and tear our life apart, and the worst of all we still do not have a better way to take care of this problem, but one of the worst way that it can affect people is the possibility of death, mental disability can make the patent feel worthless and lead to suicide, another way that mental disability can cause death is when family and loved ones who can not see the patent the way they are any …show more content…
Although mental disability was not thought about during the Great Depression, in today 's time there are many laws and organizations to help those in need. Also mental disability is important today because so many people are affected by this disability. Mental disability is a horrible problem but if people come together and help the research to solve these problem, it may help people reach their

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