The American Dream vs. An Immigrant’s Reality

Option 2: In 1931, historian and author James Truslow Adams coined the term American Dream, an idea that has become integral to our national identity. According to Adams, [the American Dream] is not a dream of motor cars and high wages merely, but a dream of a social order in which each man and each woman shall be able to attain to the fullest statute of which they are innately capable, and be recognized by others for what they are, regardless of the fortuitous circumstances of birth or position. Jumpa Lahiris The Namesake considers the degree to which Adams notion of the American Dream is possible. Is the American Dream possible for all people as it is for Gogol and his family? And if not, why? Discuss.

I am arguing why achieving The American Dream is NOT achievable – at least by the definition that is provided, for the majority of immigrants who migrated to the United States in order to seek a better lifestyle.

You MUST use the following work citations(some that I have found myself, as well as what’s required of us) in order to write this essay:
-Lahiri, Jhumpa. The Namesake: A Novel, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade & Reference Publishers, 2003. ProQuest Ebook Central, 
-Gordon, Anna. “Gonzales Explores Issues Immigrants Face in U.S.” University Wire, Nov 30, 2017. ProQuest,
-Zimmermann, Laura, et al. Ethnic Self-Identification of First-Generation Immigrants. The International Migration Review, vol. 41, no. 3, 2007, pp. 769781. JSTOR,
-Tirman, John. Dream Chasers : Immigration and the American Backlash, MIT Press, 2015. ProQuest Ebook Central,
-Lalami, Laila. “My Life as a Muslim in the West’s ‘Gray Zone’.”ProQuest, Nov 20, 2015,,-podcasts,-websites/my-life-as-muslim-wests-gray-zone/docview/1734893514/se-2?accountid=40611.
**NEEDING ONE MORE WORKS CITED TO BE APART OF THIS PAPER. If you choose to write this paper for me, please find one more for me! Thank you!**

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