Americans are living with the idealistic notion that there is mobility in economical and social statuses, or so Stephen Marche implies within an article he wrote for Esquire Magazine. America’s promise of equality may have not made things as equal as we would all like them to be, but this doesn’t mean that Marche is correct in his opinion that status cannot be changed. The definition of status itself is ever-changing. This must mean that our status changes, just as the definition does.
This article brings forth a harsh reality for America. There are far too many Americans who share Marche’s opinion that “The forces of inequality are simply too powerful and the forces against inequality too weak (Marshe,2012,p.54). I understand that some Americans