Running Head: 'THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS'
'The Pursuit Of Happyness'
NAME OF STUDENT
'THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS'
GED 109 Accents and Identity In Films-The Film Is "The Pursuit Of Happyness"
This paper discusses the life lessons, relationships, struggles, and overcoming difficult
times, which is essential for in life. The major purpose of this paper is to show "The Pursuit of
Happyness” is attainable for everyone regardless of one’s race. It is commonly known that being
the minority in any situation makes things harder in comparison to others, just like being black in
a white society lowers your chances of achieving the things you want. The paper talks about
stereotyping and how one can work against it to make it in life. The definition of stereotype: is
an idea or thought among a large group of people towards certain individuals or certain
behaviors of those people which are intended to generalize those people (Arendt and Paul, 2007).
That idea might not be accurate and may bring about prejudice, mockery, and discrimination of
target group of people. Stereotype might be targeted to the certain ethnic group, social class,
religion or gender. The American dream is pot rayed as a stereotype where the certain group of
people, the white people is assumed to be the one who should live a decent life, drive good cars,
educate their children in good schools while the black people are perceived to be poor and not
supposed to life American dream.
Synopsis of The Film
The Pursuit of Happyness is a blockbuster movie directed by Gabriele Muccino and
written by Steve Conrad (Movieman Trailers, 2013). The movie is based on a true story that