Month: August 2016

Reich: American Myths

Train Dreams: The American myth displayed in Train DreamsĀ is “The Triumphant Individual”. This myth is “the parable of a self made man who bucks the odds, spurns the naysayers, and shows what can be done with enough drive and guts”.…

Gatsby Quotation

This is a conversation between Tom and Daisy Buchanan. Tom speaks first. “Did you give Nick a little heart-to-heart talk on the veranda?” demanded Tom suddenly. “Did I?” She looked at me. “I can’t seem to remember, but I think…

Murphy: Get Culture

From lunch at Riverside North, a local American diner with food served on paper plates and college football on all of the six television screens, to sitting around a fire pit in 90 degree late summer weather, Saturday, August 27,…