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Aspirations to Get Ahead The American Dream is based on independence the Declaration of Independence We believe that all people are born with these rights freedom to achieve the American Dream In The Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller and A Dolls House by Henrik Ibsen both portray two people who realized their independence when they were at the end of their rope Most of Millers play is directly or indirectly about the American Dream because ultimately this dream wasnt going to succeed as lots of people wished Death of a Salesman is a moving destruction of the whole myth To be hard working honest and have ambition were the ways of the American Dream This will only lead to success wealth and in due time power But the dream for everyone developed and encouraged greed selfish behavior pride and rivalry between one another Willie Loman in Death of a Salesman has lived his life in pursuit of the American dream Traditionally the American dream meant opportunity and freedom for all and Willie believed that However hard work could not earn him everything that he wanted or thought he deserved In order to obtain the American Dream and himself he had to accumulate wealth and objects The consumer oriented society in which Willys life will not allow him to live the American Dream In A Dolls House Noras husband treats her like a child And in turn she acts somewhat like a child innocent and nave Shes has three children but they are not being raised by her No one really takes her seriously because she walks around as if she doesnt have a care in the world All this changes once Krogstad threatens to tell Noras husband her secret she becomes fearful and fears her whole peaceful life is about to come to end Drastically she thinks of ways to resolve the problem She contemplated leaving her husband children or committing
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