The American Dreamman And Walt Whitman

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Any ideology, ranging from one deeply rooted in society to one seen as taboo, can be viewed and judged in different manners by each individual. The outlook of the poem “I Hear America Singing" by Walt Whitman and " What Is the American Dream Today?" by Kimberly Amadeo on the substance of the American Dream differs greatly. Between both sources, the commonality of discussing American culture is attained, which is a philosophy based upon freedom, yet they vary in the way they interpret the American Dream between their context and language. While one believes in the traditional American Dream, the other believes in a modern version of it that is accepted today.
The differences between the two texts are very prominent, although there are some vague and underlying similarities between the poem “I Hear America Singing" by Walt Whitman and article “What Is the American Dream Today?” by Kimberly Amadeo. " I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear," (Whitman, line 1) Whitman includes words like " singing" and "carols" to show his happiness for the way the American culture has become; Whitman portrays a sense of pleasure with the American Dream and shows his true love for the nation, as well as his love for the hardworking American identity. "Let's return to our Founding Fathers' vision." (Amadeo, paragraph 15) On the contrary, Amadeo firmly believes in going back to the original meaning of The American Dream. He states that the country should not be materialistic in their

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