Apperciating Language and Literature

In: English and Literature

Submitted By salmaelghanam
Words 2718
Pages 11
Last
Name
1
 Student
Name
 Mr.
Patterson
 Acc.
English
III
 24
May
2010
 Barriers
Influencing
American
Dreams
 
 Do
obstacles
in
one’s
life
change
one’s
aspirations?
If
something
hard
or
even

Winston Patterson 5/17/10 9:49 PM Comment: TITLE
SHOULD
REFLECT
 OVERALL
THEME
OF
ESSAYß
 Winston Patterson 5/17/10 9:35 PM Comment: Attention
Getter


unexpected
occurs,
does
one
turn
his
or
her
back
on
all
that
has
been
worked
for?
In
 an
 American
 society,
 there
 is
 an
 idea
 of
 a
 dream.
 Most
 people
 have
 dreams
 that
 differ
from
one
another.
Dreams
are
not
limited
only
to
society.
Countless
numbers
 of
 times
 in
 American
 literature,
 there
 are
 moments
 when
 an
 obstacle
 slows
 or
 possibly
 halts
 progression.
 Dreams
 can
 also
 be
 found
 in
 American
 literature;
 however,
 like
 the
 reality
 of
 society,
 barriers
 can
 be
 a
 component
 of
 having
 aspirations.
 Barriers
 create
 obstacles,
 whether
 emotional
 or
 physical,
 that
 make
 achieving
a
dream
difficult
or
even
appear
to
be
impossible.
In
American
literature
 dreams
seem
to
be
unattainable
because
of
barriers.
 
 In
all
the
years
of
literature,
dreams,
goals,
and
aspirations
come
in
contact


Winston Patterson 5/17/10 9:35 PM Comment: Broad
Topic


Winston Patterson 5/17/10 9:35 PM Comment: Narrow
Topic


Winston Patterson 5/17/10 9:36 PM Comment: Thesis
Statement


Winston Patterson 5/17/10 9:36 PM Comment: Clincher
Sentence


with
a
conflict.
In
F.
Scott
Fitzgerald’s
The
Great
Gatsby,
Jay
Gatsby
has
a
dream
to
be
 with
Daisy
Buchanan.
Gatsby
has
a
passion
for
his
dream
so
fierce
that
he
pursues
 Daisy
 no
 matter
 what
 the
 barrier.
 “No
 amount
 of
 fire
 or
 freshness
 can
 challenge
 what
a
man
will
store
up
in
his
.
.
.
heart”
(Fitzgerald
101).
One
barrier
that
Gatsby
 encounters
is
he
has
not
money.
Daisy
is
a
girl
of
wealth
and
vanity.
In
order
to
catch
 the
attention…...

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