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Whos Afraid Of Virginia Woolf Edward Albee In Albees play he reveals the shallowness and meaninglessness of contemporary society and exposes the falsity of The American Dream In doing this he refers to many different facets of society such as alcohol social conventions measures of success and corruption on a number of levels Violence manifested in both language and action reflect the frustration of the characters in not being able to live up to societys expectations The America Dream is a life lived to or close to perfection In brief this perfect life is achieved by having a good education go into a well paying career of which you enjoy raising a family with the 25 children and then finally dying in piece without ever having to look back on your life with disappointment It is said that whoever has goals and sets them are capable of achieving them as long as they are willing to work hard for it But The American Dream is just what is says it is just a Dream It is a dream dreamt by many An i mmigrant coming to America or any western civilization has these dreams The dream of being able to live a life of perfection a life of freedom Edward Albee takes this American Dream and conveys it in its true form in his play Whos Afraid Of Virginia Woolf In writing this play he exposes the falseness of The American Dream and shows the audience of what this Dream really consists of When asked of what exactly The American Dream is people often reply with uncertainty and doubt in their answers The American Dream does have its definition but since it is only a dream reality in comparison is almost an exact opposite Persons who are not familiar with this reality and still dream this dream has been falsely informed and do not know what the reality is This reality is full of
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