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Characteristics of the American Dream. The land of opportunity was available to all. The American Dream. The American Dream. Every man, no matter where he came from, could pursue and attain his goals if he followed a well-defined set of behavioral rules.

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the american dream
The American Dream
  • Every man, no matter where he came from, could pursue and attain his goals if he followed a well-defined set of behavioral rules.
spiritual satisfaction would automatically go hand in hand with material success
Spiritual satisfaction would automatically go hand in hand with material success.

The American Dream

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The American Dream
  • The American Dream entailed…
  • Optimism and hope for personal fulfillment
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The American Dream
  • The American Dream entailed…
  • Great potential for each man or woman regardless of status in life and the hope for greatness
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The American Dream
  • Hope for achievement of the American Dream existed in…
  • Potential development of a democratic society, westward migration and great business opportunities America offered its citizens
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The American Dream
  • Optimism faded by the 1920’s. Americans were…
  • Saddened by the horrors of WWI, distressed by poverty of large segments of the population and disillusioned by the great inequality of wealth
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The American Dream
  • Fitzgerald suggests that the American dream is a myth and illusion
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The American Dream
  • Fitzgerald’s American dream…
  • Self-gratifying, gaudy and cheap pursuit of pleasure was selfish
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The American Dream
  • Fitzgerald’s American dream…
  • Pleasure seeking lifestyle tarnished the vision of the dream
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The American Dream
  • Fitzgerald’s American dream…
  • Intense search for money and prestige outweighed the importance of spiritual satisfaction and virtue in America.