What is the American Dream?
Click on the photographs on the left to see/hear a video about the character of your choice. On your own paper, complete a character analysis for homework answering the following questions:
- Where is your character from (geographically)?
- He is likely trying to find a better life. What was his life like that made him want something better?
- How did he attempt to make his life better or to move ahead? (What was the strategy)?
- What obstacles did he have to overcome to achieve his goals?
- Did he achieve the American dream?
- Is it possible to achieve the American dream in the 21st century?