Wednesday’s Word of the Week: American Dream

The Pug is back from Wednesday’s Word of the Week hiatus! This week’s word (or phrase) is “American Dream.”

The American Dream is the idea that individuals can achieve upward mobility and success if z/s/he works hard enough. The American Dream is largely considered to be a cultural myth as it does not take into account a person’s social position. Many people work very hard their entire lives but do not gain upward mobility.

What does the American Dream mean to you? Do your dreams differ from “the American Dream?” If so, how?

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