Myths and heroes: how the myth of the american dream influenced people’s life and can we still believe in it what is a modern-day hero how have they made an impact on our lives 1 / 2 introduction: i’m going to talk about the notion of “myths and heroes. Revelation of some realities behind the american dream success is what the american dream is all about many people are motivated by the promise of a better life, hence they chase dollar bills all their lives in the hopes of living out the american dream - a fantasy which only money can buy.
Some still feel that anyone can be self-made in terms of wealth and status with the right amount of effort, ingenuity and luck historically, this american dream has compassed the world and brought many people to the us in pursuit of that dream.
The american dream legally protects every american's right to achieve their potential that allows them to contribute their utmost to society it is the belief that the best way to ensure national progress is to protect citizens’ right to improve their lives.
The american dream is still alive because black and white people are allowed to go to a school together and they are allowed to date so in conclusion the american dream is still alive and why there is a chance of it.
American dream: a myth or not many people have dreams whether it be to buy their dream car, dream house, or go on their dream vacation here in the land of freedom and opportunities, we all strive from one dream the american dream the american dream can mean different things to many people for some it can mean success or freedom, for others, it can mean having lots of money and luxurious things. Fiche: myths and heroes: how the myth of the american dream influenced people’s life and can we still believe in it what is a modern-day hero what is a modern-day hero how have they made an impact on our lives. In the west, and especially in the united states, four myths have shaped us: the religious myth, the hero myth, the democratic / enlightenment myth, and the economic myth each of these myths has a characteristic way of making sense of reality as well as a characteristic set of values and actors. Is the american dream still alive today can people still rise from poverty to success why work so hard or put thousands of dollars into a college education or thousands of hours into a starting a business some still feel that anyone can be self-made in terms of wealth and status with the right amount of effort, ingenuity and luck.
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It is time to transform the connotation of the american dream into the reality of fulfilled lives, embracing diversity, equal justice and involved communities yes, the struggle for economic fairness must continue at a robust pace. Michael f ford is the founding director of the xavier university’s center for the study of the american dream read more from outlook’s five myths series: five myths about the american flag five myths about gas prices five myths about 9/11 five myths about why the south seceded friend us on facebook and follow us on twitter.