Tag: American Dream

The Cost of the American Dream

This post will contain major spoilers to the plot of the Watchmen, please read it or this summary before reading this.               One of the most striking attributes of Alan Moore’s Watchmen is the gritty truth in the effects of people gaining the ‘American Dream’.  The gritty-side of America that people wish to ignore; to believe, with an almost… Read more →

The Street Singer’s American Dream

The popular definition of the American Dream was defined in the 1930’s by James Truslow Adams. He defines it as “that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement. . .not a dream of motor cars and high wages merely, but a dream of… Read more →