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Unformatted text preview: Part 1: Key terms from the readings: 1. The Parable of the Democracy of Goods The wonders of modern mass production and distribution enabled every person to enjoy the societys most significant pleasure, convenience, or benefit (Marchand 183). This key concept means most goods could be available for everybody, not only for the upper class. 2. The Parable of the Democracy of Afflictions It reminded careless or unsuspecting readers of the universality of the threat from which the product offered protection or relief (Marchand 184). The Democracy of Afflictions is the Parables negative counterpart. 3. Paradox of the American D ream The American dream, in other words, has two faces: the one communally egalitarian and the other competitively elitist (Solomon 525). Americans t ry to attain a social summit that show they are elitist. 4. Guilt ad Creating a work which consider someone is accused of some social transgression, and then offer the product which can return to innocence (Solomon 532)....
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