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Aguilera 1 Claudia Aguilera February 9th, 2010 Rough Draft Basic Comp 100-G Creating a Character out of a Big Figure The simple fact that that some of us want similar things in life does not makes us equals nor makes us responsible for others’ actions. David Brook an American political and journalist from The New York Times writes in his essay “Our Sprawling, Supersize Utopia” (55-63) about the Paradise Spell, which could be explain as the desire Americas have of achieving goals in life and how to get this the live in a dream full of expectations that are far to achieve. He also writes about the Fruition Myth which is the idea of working hard to obtain something. Jack Hitt also an American writer and contributor of The New York Times expresses in his essay “Dinosaur Dreams, Reading the bones of America’s psychic mascot” (127-139) what the discovery of dino- saurs represented for the U.S. He also compares the dinosaurs with different stages of the U.S history and the impact these beats have had in the development of this nation. Americans work really hard to obtain what is desire the most, showing the rest of the world an image of a compet- itive and heatless nation. People who dream of a life improvement that is far from happening fall into a world of fantasies and hallucinations sometimes causing the destruction of one’s image. In author Hitt’s essay could be found how the displays of dinosaurs in museums could compared to the life of many Americans. "What the visitor sees is very much a new world, fully reimagined as a time of environmental balance. These dinos are shown in familiar clusters, in mini-dioramasunder glass. Many are small and seem as approachable in their outsized terrariums as gerbils in a suburban den" (136) Dinosaurs are one of the oldest representations of a living thing in the human history. Being so big and mysterious, they have a big impact in humans' life. It is a mystery how they
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Aguilera 2 survive and how they died, which is supported by many theories that are not completely proven. As human beings, specifically Americans, it can be said that individuals have been using the rep- resentation of this beast to identify themselves. Showing dinosaurs in a smaller size than what they really were and in a safe environment could represent the desire that Americans have of be- ing protected and living in a safe place where they can raise their family with no fear. Even though, America has the mission of showing everyday the image of a powerful and indestructible
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