Analysis Of Money And Class In America By Lewis Lapham

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Lewis Lapham, in his book Money and Class in America, describes that Americans focus exclusively on obtaining money. After earning tons of money, Americans buy unnecessary, fancy items such as; fancy cars, designer clothing and over-the-top houses. America seems very “materialistic” compared to other countries where wealth isn’t the center of their world. Lapham is correct when he claims that Americans “are at a loss to hold its [money’s] majesty at bay.” Being a junior in high school, I have had lots of time to think about what kind of career I should plunge into. When choosing the perfect profession, the amount of money is a very important component to me because I want to easily care for myself and those around me. Moreover, I occasionally

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