MOUNT ALLEGRO.docx - Becoming Americanized Destiny BEFORE Family believed in destiny(what was meant to happen would happen Same belief when Jerry went

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Becoming “Americanized”: Destiny: BEFORE - Family believed in destiny (what was meant to happen would happen) - Same belief when Jerry went to Sicily EX: - Hung locked horns above doorway to ward off evil eye - Counteracts idea of American Dream that if you worked hard you would be able to move up in the world EX: Horatio Alger novellas AFTER - Decreased faith in destiny - Saw it was themselves that had the power to change lives Attitudes toward women:
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