The American dream is portrayed as having a lot of money and becoming so one known by many. This is a dream that is unattainable but Americans still do everything and their power to reach it the dream and the media takes advantage of that. Americans are blinded by hope and that is why they keep reaching for it but in the end it only leads to disappointment.
You see advertisements all the time on television about how to lose weight and get rid of acne. When you see someone on television that looks like they are living the American dream you want to look like that person you see and usually that person is thin with no blemishes. When one achieve the body of a person living the dream It makes one feel one step closer to achieving the dream. But is he or she one step closer? Maybe, but rags to riches doesn't happen anymore.
In earlier times rags to riches may have been possible but now believing that can happen is basically believing in a fairytale. America has grown so much to the point where the American dream from earlier times is something that's expected of everybody now. The old American Dream was to own a house in a good environment and have enough money to stay stable. Now that is nothing special and it's something that a lot of Americans achieve. Some think that education is key to achieving the dream. Education isn't even an automatic ticket to the American dream like it was in the old days. There is just no way now.
The American dream will always be changing with generation and growth of America. The American dream is the American Dream because a lot of people don't have it and a lot of people want it. When a lot of people start to get it than another dream for America is formed. Do i think I will achieve the American dream? The answer is there is still a possibility.Do you think you real achieve the American dream?