Florida State College Facing up to the American Dream Article Discussion

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Florida State College at Jacksonville

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In paragraph format answer the following questions--200 words each. Be sure to provide detailed examples (either from the readings or the real world) and explain their connection.

1) How does Hochschild define the American Dream?

2) What are her four tenants of the dream?

3) How are they flawed?

Please address the readings and learning modules as part of your response. Avoid, phrases such as: "I think," "to me," "in my opinion," and "I agree." Simply present your argument with supporting material from the course.

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Running head: THE AMERICAN DREAM

The American Dream

Student’s name
Institution

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THE AMERICAN DREAM

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The American Dream
In her article titled “Facing up to The American Dream,” Hochschild (1996) conceives
The American Dream as the soul of America. The article examines the expectations, fears, the
opinions of both Whites and people of color. Her data analysis offers a relationship of the
opportunities and achievements presented to both groups. Hochschild mentions how Americans
have failed to confront the requirements of this dream from a societal perspective. Through
evaluating the fears and the hopes of both people of color and Whites, the author portrays how
racial discontent and discrimination might soon kill the American dream. Besides, Hochschild
evaluates success tenets towards the attainment of the American Dream. She argues that each
American resident is a believer of the achievement of the American Dream through fulfillm...


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