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The American Dream How can the American dream influence different people To most people the American dream is basically to have shelter a job a family and friends Although most people can get those examples some take the dream to an extreme You can become brainwashed in a way on trying to be the most popular have the biggest house be able to hold the best job also having a great family and live in a good neighborhood Those example are still fair but they can be too much to dream of A dream is something that makes you happy and you should not spend your whole life on trying to get a dream that is too extreme In the book the Great Gatsby Tom is showing Nick his extravagant house Ive got a nice place here He moved a broad flat hand along the front vista including a sunken Italian garden a half acre of deep roses and a snub-nosed motor boat p 11 Nick has is well off but he is not spending all of his time trying to impress other people into liking him more because he has more money Tom goes on to say that he is proud to live in the east and says Oh Ill stay in the East dont you worry Id be a God-damned fool to live anywhere else The Great Gatsby p 15 The East is where everyone wanted to live that was the rich and popular place to be In the West all of the new rich were there but with out connections They envied the East and some of them spent a lot of time trying to reach the same dream of the Easterners Based on Arthur Millers play and Scott Fitzgeralds novel the American Dream is too much for most people and your whole life should not be wasted on trying to achieve the American dream In the play Death of a
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