Analyzing The Terms 'American Dream'

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1. What is the “reflexive self” and what role does it play in make-over shows? Reflexive self is when people view themselves from the outside as if looking through other people’s eyes. This plays a major part in make-over shows such as The Biggest Looser because contestant will see at themselves through the eyes of the host, camera, and audience. The result of contestant being able to see themselves through others may about change. At first the contestant may not understand that a change needs to take place, until they see other people reaction of others. 2. How did people define the “American Dream” in the 1930s and how have makeover shows changed that? In 1930s the term “American Dream” meant an opportunity for people to have better life
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