In a well-constructed essay that discusses at least three but no more than five works—at least one of which must come from works discussed (that is, works from Ralph Ellison(American Prose Since 1945),Arthur Miller(Death of a salesman), Don DeLillo (White Noise), Toni Morrison (Beloved), answer one of the following three questions:
1. How have writers constructed the idea of the American dream in their work? What are the constituent parts of the American dream, and what attitude (enthusiasm? critique? both?) do American writers offer about it?