Profesorado Superior de Lenguas Vivas Profesorado de Ingles Lengua Inglesa II Supermodel Gisele Bundchen has become one of the richest women in the world, according to Forbaes magazine. She is the highest-paid model on earth since 2.004. Gisele has proved her true excellence as a supermodel with her catwalk in the best-known fashion shows since she was a teenager. Are you asking yourself what is a supermodel? Well the term refers to a highly-paid fashion model who has a worldwide reputation.
Thinking of these two words, they are somehow closely related to each other. When thinking about the word “famous”, people directly think about celebrities, who are famous and rich at the same time. That is why many people wishes to be famous, because they can combine fame and wealth at the same time. However, it is not necessary that every famous person is rich. There are some people who are famous but not rich, such as Gandhi, who devoted his whole life doing charity for the poor.
Schindler was a tall and handsome man who was adored by all of the young women he met, and he adored them as well. Although he was married, Schindler left his wife in their home town to prosper as a businessman in Poland during the Second World War. It was there that he truly gained the reputation as the playboy he was, as well as showed his opportunistic side. In the movie Schindler’s List, Oskar Schindler says that in every business he tried, it was not him that failed, there was just something missing. He says that it “makes all the difference in the world between success and failure.” When his wife questions what he is talking about, he responds “War.” So what made Oskar Schindler change from being merely an opportunistic greedy man, to a respectable hero?
This resulted in a strong Catholic household for Schindler and his younger sister Elfriede Schindler. The Schindler family was one of the richest and most prominent in Zwitlau and elsewhere. This was due to the success of their family owned machinery business ("Schindler's List," 1995). Schindler himself was a very tall and handsome man. Needless to say, he was adored by all the young women.
The American Dream is defined as an American ideal of a happy and successful life to which all may aspire, and that everyone in the United States has the chance to achieve success and prosperity. Gatsby's dream was to be with Daisy and to do this he knew he had to impress her materialistically. Daisy is a material-girl, who was with Jay Gatsby before the war, however during the war she married to a wealthy man whose wealth is "old money". Old money is the term, that is used to describe the inherited wealth of established upper-class families. Gatsby makes his money through the underworld and his dealings with Meyer Wolfshiem.
The Medici family money, power, fame, and a passion for art. The family was very rich and successful in making money. They also had great politics, including military defense strategies. Their money sent them on a journey through art, and their passion would never stop. The Medici family had a dream in reality with art, money, and power.
The Gilded Age in the United States saw unprecedented wealth being amassed. It coincided with the Industrial Revolution that brought about such innovations and technology as the telephone, growth of machine tools, the broad use of iron in construction, and assembly lines that allowed industrialists to increase production and reduce costs. Great wealth lead to increased leisure time and the rise of grand resort hotels throughout the United States. Railroad developments were key to both the Gilded Age and Industrial Revolution. Their magnates grew wealthy as they opened up the country and created grand resort hotels.
In the beginning of both the Fitzgerald’s and the Diver’s relationships Zelda and Nicole are rich socialites. They are captivated by drinking, carousing, and celebrating every occasion. They enjoyed being in the spotlight and reveling in the adoration of their peers. In Tender is the Night “In marrying his rich patient, Nicole Warren, the psychiatrist Dick Diver trades intellectual mastery and manly autonomy for a role of inglorious service to powerful heiresses”(Onderdonk). In trying to be both doctor and therapist Diver ends up struggling to keep up with his wives shopping sprees and erratic behavior.
Rich students are usually dressed in the latest fashion. Ben and Michael have the best clothes, jewelries, and nice cars they are known all over the school. One can recognize a rich student by his attitude and his personality. Rich students see themselves as better then anyone else. The athletes of the school are the most popular.
Gatsby says, “I can’t say anything in his house, old sport” (?). Gatsby does have money, but it isn’t the kind that allows him into Daisy’s world. Tom knows that his wealth gives him a lot of power and influence and this is what lures Daisy into marrying him. In describing Tom’s wealth Nick says,” His family was enormously wealthy- even in college his freedom with money was a matter for reproach” (6). This wealth and power makes him believe he should get whomever he chooses.