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Unformatted text preview: “It’s the city upon a hill.” Everyone looks up to and strives to meet the requirements of the perfect society. The Paradise Spell explains why we do what we do. Why do we migrate across the country? The Paradise Spell. We look into the future and see that life could be better if we move so we do. Brooks uses the Paradise Spell to explain American suburbia. It’s his reason for why we move out of the city into suburbs and even to exurbs, the furthest extensions of suburbia just before the land becomes rural farm land. Brooks also does a great job of showing the difference between the poor humble communities and the wealthy communities. To further enforce the effect, he follows the description of a wealthy community where they “drive around in Volvos, Audis, and Saabs because its socially acceptable,” with his description of a heavily immigrant populated community....
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course ENG-W 131 taught by Professor Neal during the Spring '08 term at Indiana.
- Spring '08