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  • Extract from the American novelist John Jakes's American Dreams

    Extract from the American novelist John Jakes's American Dreams

    TEXTE N°10 : PLANS Introduction This extract from the American novelist John JAKES'S American Dreams published in 1998 is entitled " Plans " because it's a dialogue between a father and his daughter in which she lets him know about her plans to go to NY. The scene is set in Chicago, Illanois, in the early 20th century. The protagonists are Fritzi CROWN, 25, and her father Joe who belongs to a family of German

    317 Mots / 2 Pages
  • Do You Think The American Dream Is Still Possible Today ?

    Do You Think The American Dream Is Still Possible Today ?

    Do you think the American dream is still possible today? Of Mice and Men, written by John Steinbeck and published in 1937, tells the story of two men running from farm to farm as to get a job. They are lonely and destitute migrants and they dream of getting their own farm and animals, and to live in a peaceful life. In his novella, Steinbeck debunks the fact that the American dream is the ultimate

    232 Mots / 1 Pages
  • What Is You Opinion About The American Dream ?

    What Is You Opinion About The American Dream ?

    The American Dream: what is it? What's your opinion? The American Dream is not a political dogma nor a prepared effect. Since the independence of the thirteen colonies, from Maine to Georgia, hundreds of valorous settlers crossed the Atlantic Ocean, no matter how dangerous and long it was, in order to establish in the “New World”, known to be rich of various natural resources, such as fertile soils, a favourable climate for cultivating a wide

    345 Mots / 2 Pages
  • The American Dream

    The American Dream

    The American dream First of all, the very popular “American dream” is symbol of United States. It’s a set of ideals, in which there are the success, the wealth, the prosperity, and opportunities. The “American dream” represents everything of the social success, and there are many examples to talk about the “American dream”. We especially have three strong examples of ideals of the “American dream” and social success in United States, Martin Luther King, Jr.

    360 Mots / 2 Pages
  • Notion Myths and Heroes, the American Dream.

    Notion Myths and Heroes, the American Dream.

    Myths and heroes The american dream is the concept that everybody has the same chances to climb up the social ladder, no matter where he starts from. Indeed, it emplies that everybody, with hard work can go from rags to riches. I have chosen to talk about the american dream through the notion of Myths and Heroes. First of all, let’s define it. A hero is a person admired for his or her achievements, noble

    653 Mots / 3 Pages
  • Space and exchange: is the American Dream still alive today ?

    Space and exchange: is the American Dream still alive today ?

    Space and exchange The american dream is what built the USA as we know it today. It is the promise that there is a country where anyone can, by working hard and honestly, earn enough money for him and his family to eat and have a roof over their heads. And for centuries, this promise was the hope of a better life for millions of immigrants around the world. All this was possible since

    481 Mots / 2 Pages
  • 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?

    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”. Myths and heroes refer to tales, legends, fictional stories and characters… A myth is a traditional story related to a country’s culture and history. A hero is someone who inspires people thanks to his noble qualities and a hero takes place mostly in a myth. But it seems that they are also still present in real life, they are created

    816 Mots / 4 Pages
  • Shannon and the American Dream

    Shannon and the American Dream

    The main character is Shannon. The text is an extract of her diary. Shannon was a teenager; she was almost sixteen years old. She was Irish. Her dad was a fisherman but unfortunately he died at sea. Then Shannon life became very hard, she left school and worked as a farmhand. So she decided to go to America to starting a new and a better life. She took the boat alone the 8 of May

    260 Mots / 2 Pages
  • Spaces and exchanges: how did the American Dream shape the United States? Is the myth of the American Dream always of actuality?

    Spaces and exchanges: how did the American Dream shape the United States? Is the myth of the American Dream always of actuality?

    I am going talk about spaces and exchanges. First at all, I would like to give a definition of this notion. An exchange is the act of giving or receiving something in substitution for something else. In today’s modern – day world these exchanges can take several forms: economic – work exchanges, exchange of goods, trading across borders; cultural – exchange of ideas, information, education; movement of people – immigration, student exchanges, gap years... our

    646 Mots / 3 Pages
  • Spaces and Exchanges: what is real american dream and hoow does the immigration impact in US the past 2 centuries?

    Spaces and Exchanges: what is real american dream and hoow does the immigration impact in US the past 2 centuries?

    Spaces and exchanges I'm going to talk about spaces and exchanges, but first let's give a definition of the notion. The different spaces of the world are nowadays more and more connected to each other. The exchanges can appear on many forms: people, trade or information. The immigration is linked to this notion as it implies the motion of legal and illegal people to other countries. So, The US in middle of 1892 to 1954

    936 Mots / 4 Pages
  • Mythes et héros: The American Dream, myth of reality?

    Mythes et héros: The American Dream, myth of reality?

    Myth and heroes My notion is myth and heroes. Heroes is in mythology, a person of superhuman qualities who is admired for his courage. Myth orinally aimed at explaining the origins of humanity and narrating the foundations of a given community. For this notion, my question is « the American dream, myth or reality ? ». First, I will present the story of two brother, Louis and Miguel and second, I will present Anna's story.

    568 Mots / 3 Pages
  • ESPACES ET ECHANGES : IMMIGRATION ET AMERICAN DREAM

    ESPACES ET ECHANGES : IMMIGRATION ET AMERICAN DREAM

    Anglais : Spaces and Exchanges * Introduction : An exchange is the act of giving or receiving something in substitution for something else. In today’s modern-day world these exchanges can take several forms: economic – work exchanges, exchange of goods, trading across borders, cultural – exchange of ideas, information, education, movement of people – immigration, student exchanges, gap years… Our modern-day world is changing quickly and seems to be a smaller place due to improvements

    1 218 Mots / 5 Pages
  • DM anglais: what is the American dream?

    DM anglais: what is the American dream?

    But exactly what is the American dream? The American dream that drew the original colonists and has drawn people of every race, of every color, of every culture throughout American history, is the dream of freedom, success and prosperity for all. The dream of finding work, working hard and advancing themselves economically, and having their children start with advantages they did not have, so that their children can begin their economic life at a higher

    321 Mots / 2 Pages
  • What symbolizes the American Dream ?

    What symbolizes the American Dream ?

    What symbolizes the American Dream ? INTRODUCTION Today, all over the world, everyone has heard of the famous « American Dream ». What's the American Dream for us ? The American Dream is based on the idea that the United States of America is a land of freedom and opportunities. The notion of American Dream was born in the 60s by people who went to the USA, leaving their countries because of the wars, these

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  • Myths and heroes: Was the American Dream beneficial for everybody?

    Myths and heroes: Was the American Dream beneficial for everybody?

    ORAL D’ANGLAIS Hello, I’m going to talk about the notion Myths and Heroes. To begin I am going to define you what is a myth. A myth is a story that may or may not be true. There may not be records or other proof that they happened, but there is a part of truth in these. In order to illustrate the notion I have chosen to talk about the American dream and a figure

    684 Mots / 3 Pages
  • Myths and heroes : the American Dream

    Myths and heroes : the American Dream

    INTRO The notion I’m going to deal with is Myths and Heroes A myth can be a popular belief or a tradition or a false notion. A hero is a person who is admired for his or her achievements, as a superhero an icon. Regarding this notion, I’m going to speak about African-Americans and the American Dream. Indeed we will talk about the myth of the American Dream which is the equality, the liberty, and

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  • Spaces and exchanges : the American Dream

    Spaces and exchanges : the American Dream

    Oraux anglais Spaces and Exchanges I will deal with the notion Spaces and Exchanges. As a matter of fact the different spaces of the world are nowadays more and more connected to each other. Exchanges can appear on many forms: people, trades or informations. Immigration is linked with this notion because today, immigrants represent lot of exchanges in the world. Mostly immigration in the United States of America since there is the famous American Dream.

    518 Mots / 3 Pages
  • Myths and heroes : is the American dream a myth or a reality ?

    Myths and heroes : is the American dream a myth or a reality ?

    I'm going to talk about the notion of M&H. A myth is a popular story or belief that evolved in time aned that conveys the ideals of a given society. Heroes are the caracters of myths. A hero is seen as someone who does things that other people can't or won't do. To illustrate this notion, I will focuos on a founding myth of the American Nation. Is the AD a myth or a reality

    401 Mots / 2 Pages
  • Espace et echange, What attracts immigrants to live in the US and is what the American Dream is still alive?

    Espace et echange, What attracts immigrants to live in the US and is what the American Dream is still alive?

    SPACE AND EXCHANGE INTRODUCTION I m going to deal with the notion of space and exchange. What is space and what is the exchange? To begin with space, he unlimited or incalculably great three-dimensional realm or expanse, in which all material objects are located and all events occur. And exchange, in globality, is an act bof giving one thing and receiving another (especially of the same kind) in return. Several types of exchanges can be

    733 Mots / 3 Pages
  • Oral space and exchanges : what is the american dream ?

    Oral space and exchanges : what is the american dream ?

    Space and exchanges I am going to talk about the notion space and exchanges. First of all, what is space and exchanges ? Space is a place, somexhere ; and exchanges can be defined by meeting people and learning from their culture. I will talk about this notion with the theme : The American Dream. And what is the American Dream ? It is the idea of emigration to America to get a better life,

    409 Mots / 2 Pages
  • Myth and heroes: the american dream

    Myth and heroes: the american dream

    Myth and hero I am going to talk about the notion of Myths and Heroes. At first we have to illustrate what a myth means and what a hero means to not confuse them. A myth can be defined as a story about gods or heroes, it can be a popular belief or a tradition or a false notion. A hero can be a mythological figure, a person who is admired for his achievements, a

    779 Mots / 4 Pages
  • Myth of the American Dream

    Myth of the American Dream

    MITH OF THE AMERICAN DREAM Definition of A.D : the idea of starting from nothing end up with success. How can myths and heroes influence people’s careers? 1. SOCIETY’S VALUES Nowadays we need money. To become someone we need a good job, a nice house and a nice car. In this society, the more money you have, the more famous you become. When you have money, when you are famous and recognized, then you influence

    366 Mots / 2 Pages
  • Spaces and exchanges : is the American Dream a myth of a reality ?

    Spaces and exchanges : is the American Dream a myth of a reality ?

    Spaces and exchanges This year in class, we talked about space and exchanges and we especially illustrated these ideas with the example of the immigrants coming to the USA. First of all I am going to give a definition of exchange; it’s a continuous movement or circulation. It includes all types of exchanges: people, trade or media. For me Space concerns the geographical and symbolic places that are occupied by people around the world. The

    821 Mots / 4 Pages
  • The American Dream

    The American Dream

    Terminale L The American Dream 16/10/2017 The question “what is the American Dream?” is a loaded one. There are similarities between answers, of course, but most people have their own specific idea, their own definition. I, myself, simply think that it's hope. Hope for freedom, hope for a better way of living, a brighter future for you and following generations. I think it's hope for a better life than the one you are currently living.

    470 Mots / 2 Pages
  • The American Dream with a picture

    The American Dream with a picture

    The American Dream My definition of the American dream is that every person living in the United States can have a beautiful and happy life through her work and determination. I think that the American Dream is also a synonym of freedom and wealth. In America, someone who manages to achieve his version of the American Dream is said to be « living the dream ». This picture features Barack Obama. There’s the American flag

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