The American Dream In The US

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Many immigrants all over the world come to U.S every year to seek their American Dream, which is a national ethos of the United States. Moreover, the American Dream is used in a lot of ways but it essentially is a set of ideas that suggest that all people in the USA can succeed through hard work. Moreover, anyone has potential to lead a happy, successful life. A lot of people believe that rising social mobility and success is possible in the U.S for everyone due to the American economic and political system. James Truslow Adams in 1931 defined the American dream as: "life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement regardless of social class or circumstances of birth.” …show more content…
One day Willy “stops at a green light and then it turns red and he goes.” (Miller 736) He could lead to accidents. Willy could kill someone or yourself. Moreover, being a long-time traveler, Willy became lonely and had an affair: “she’s nothing to me, Biff. I was lonely, Couse I get so lonely-especially when business is bad and there’s nobody to talk to.” (Miller 747) In pursuit of goals, Willy even betrayed wife. John Shockley said that: “It is this downside that is so hard for Willy to conform because, he beliefs so strongly in the American dream. Willy is unable to let go of it, unable to change in the face of reality, and commits suicide in the hope that he is helping his family.” He couldn’t accept the reality. As a result, Willy lost his mind, his grasp on reality and committed …show more content…
Stanton Kay said that “If the Loman house represents the Loman family, with Linda as the steady foundation and support.” Linda often supports and compliments her husband and his dreams: “but you’re doing wonderful, dear” (Miller 746) despite that he often yells at her and she has to calm down her husband; “go down, try it. And be quiet. Just try to relax, dear.” (Miller 735) Linda gave her husband a lot of love and patience. However, Linda’s husband doesn’t respect her and Biff noticed it:” stop making excuses for him! He always wiped the floor with you. Never had an ounce of respect for you.” (Miller 758) She is the dutiful, obedient wife to Willy and mother of Biff and Happy, occasionally stern and not afraid to confront her sons about their poor treatment of their father: “Biff, dear if you don’t have any feeling for him, then you can’t have any feeling for me.” (Miller 757) However, Linda is alone in the fight for the reputation of her husband. Even when her husband tried to commit suicide, she is trying to protect him: “Every day I go down and take away that little rubber pipe.” (Miller 760) Unfortunately, Linda is not able to protect her husband before his death. Moreover, she is depressed husband’s death. Also, she didn’t understood her husband’s suicide: “why did you do it?” (Miller 807) because she “made the last payment on the house today.” (Miller 807) Throughout her live she was alone and at the

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