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    Whose land is it now and will it forever be? Meaning this land was made for everyone, but is becoming the upper-class. According to Ehrenreich, if a place is truly beautiful, ordinary people can’t afford to be there. As a result, the upper-class is what caused this dilemma in life for the working-class. However, leaving many people unaware of how the upper-class are financially deteriorating the working class by raising prices, leaving no affordable houses, and inadequate for opportunities. In particular, no college funds, typical family outing, or even small businesses. The upper-class tends to overcrowd cities, resort towns, and villages. Furthermore, within that time local businesses prices begin to skyrocket to the roof. That one beautiful…

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    In the United States, the upper class is “ in the top 5 percent of the U.S population earning at least $205,000 a year, and some earn ten times that much or more in 2012” (Macionis, 2004, p. 256). Social standing plays a major role linked to health. For example, upper class have more possibilities to take care of their health because they have more money to pay the best doctor in the country, live in better environment and eat healthier. In opposition middle which represent 40 to 45 percent of…

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    During the 1920s the upper class society lived with tremendous power. They all shared similar personalities and attitudes towards life. All except one character, Jay Gatsby. The Great Gatsby is about an upper class society versus the working class. The upper class characters, Tom and Daisy, run into trouble because of their thirst for power. With this constant struggle of power and wealth between class, Marxism flows throughout the text. One character, Gatsby is portrayed as an upper class…

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    The Upper Class vs. The Lower Class: A Marxist Reading of Comus In 1848, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels published The Communist Manifesto, which stems from Marxist ideas. John Milton published A Masque Presented at Ludlow Castle, 1634 [Comus], in 1637; a mere 3 years after its first performance for the Earl of Bridgewater. Over 200 years pass after Milton’s publication of this court masque, until the emergence of Communism as a political platform. Although Marxism was invented several decades…

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    people within it. A disaster may affect the upper and low classes in different ways; because the upper class has the ability to get out of the situation more quickly than the lower class because they do not have as many opportunities as the upper class. The classes can experience the disaster differently, just because of their social statue; the lower classes are always those who lose more than the upper classes. The lack of resources makes the lower class experience the disaster in a way that…

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    social class that is usually represented is the upper class, but even then, the way the upper class is shown in representation is generally wrong. This has been this way for quite a long time, even since the late 1950’s and early 1960’s, and will probably not change anytime soon. Although, all classes are generally thought to represented in modern popular media, it seems the upper class is pictured more than any other, although the industry tries to make us believe that this is the middle…

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    Introduction Society today can be categorized into three different classes: upper/higher class, middle class, and lower class. Within each class, there arise their discrepancies. Unfortunately, the unfair treatment is shown throughout job opportunities, housing authorities, encounters with law enforcement, and many others. The community build assignment that we did, gives a great example of a real life scenario as to how certain treatments are given to people who have greater advantages over a…

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    High social class in the 1920’s consisted of millionaires as well as rich people. At that time, the upper class could truly do what they wanted; money allowed them to pay people off. Being rich in 1920’s was impressive because everyone wanted to be upper class but only a few made it. In the novel The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald demonstrates the behavior of his contemporary upper class through Tom and Daisy. The behavior of the upper-class that Fitzgerald writes about is similar to the…

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    power someone would have. In this time period, the upper class were the merchants, traders, investors, and lawyers. The wealthy controlled the government and made all of the key decisions, including; passing laws, controlling the army, and tax increases or decreases. While the wealthy were controlling the government, the common citizens were fighting and working to support America. Even though the common citizen did not have as much wealth as the upper class, they worked hard and fought for…

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    appearance, behavior, possessions, and lifestyle of the characters. Slide 2: Upper Class Rick and Jane Cabot The high social status of the characters Rick and Jane Cabot is demonstrated through their appearance, behavior, possessions, and lifestyle. The appearance of this couple illustrates they are upper class, verified by the director's use of the film element design in this scene. More specifically the use of costumes, the couple were well dressed with expensive business attire. The…

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