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In Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream the author Didion uses fiery imagery to parallel the San Bernardino Valley to hell It is a place where the hills blaze up spontaneously and every voice seems a scream p3 Didions hellish descriptions of the geography reflect the culture of San Bernardino Valley It is where the hot wind blows and the old ways do not seem relevant where the divorce rate is double the national average p4 In this culture the importance of the old ways such as a long-lasting marriage are devalued It is a society where the dream is teaching the dreamers how to live p17 and where reality doesnt hamper peoples obsessions and greediness In the essay Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream the San Bernardino Valleys self-indulgent culture devaluates societys morals and ethics such as religion law love and life In the San Bernardino Valley tele-evangelism Christian gospel spread through television is prominent It is the California where it is easy to Dial-A-Devotion but hard to buy a book p4 It is a society where anyone with money can buy a devotion to God with the dialing of a number The usage of religion as a money-making business defiles the sanctity of societys most sacred and cherished belief However money is made so morals and ethics are ignored Another example of this immorality is Edward Foley Lucilles Millers attorney He says We dont want to give away what we can sell p27 referring to information about Lucille Miller and the death of her husband Edward Foley a man only looking to benefit himself shows no respect or regard for the Lucille Miller tragedy Two people are killed and one person is sent to an institution for life yet Edward Foley tries to utilize this opportunity to make money for himself Another example of a depreciation of societys principles is the scene for Lucille Millers murder case trial College
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