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The American Dream - A Dream Fullfilled?
pretty names and neat landscaping, were supposed to herald freedom and prosperity as the ultimate destination of the American journey, and now exude the same feeling of sadness. He was wide in the rear and massive in the thighs. Amazingly, Quinton Aaron, the actor who plays Oher, is at 6ft 8in and 380lb (more than 27st) even larger than the real thing, who was a mere 6ft 5in and 350lb in his high school days. Now Putnam is worried about economic imbalances and new disparities within society. And if America is indeed on the downward slope, it will have consequences for the global economy and the political world order. The term "blind side" refers to the area where the quarterback, the key player on the team, is most vulnerable to being caught (or "sacked" in football parlance) by a behemoth defender on the opposing team, before he has got rid of the ball. The Blind Side is based on the book of the same name by Michael Lewis, a former bond trader and now author of, inter alia, Liar's Poker to this day the funniest book written about Wall Street and Money Ball, a study of shrewd financial. Significant portions of America simply want to return to a supposedly idyllic past. The retirees, all the dreamers who wanted to claim their slice of the American dream in return for all the years they had worked in a Michigan factory or a New York City office, won't be coming. Oher might not have realised it, but capricious nature had created in him one of the most sought-after commodities in American professional sport.
Some US reviewers have found the mixture cloying and condescending. Or is it already much too late? He had body control of a ballerina and the agility of a basketball player." Oher would prove such a superman. Some members of the same American middle class who had once planned to spend their golden years lying under palm trees are now lined up in front of soup kitchens.
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Americans have lived beyond their means for decades. What set him apart were his more subtle specifications. But today it's no longer certain - or even likely - that everything will turn out fine in the end. His mother lives only for crack cocaine. See also: American, dream. Now, 63 percent of Americans don't believe that they will be able to maintain their current standard of living. Michael Oher's saviours are Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy, a poster couple for the New (and these days thoroughly Republican) South. "I don't believe what I just saw was the immortal line of a great American sports commentator, apropos of a sensational game winning home run in the World Series baseball by an injured hitter who was not even expected to play. The American Dream. It was a culture long defined by a mantra of entitlement, one that promised opportunities for all while ignoring the risks.