1. Present and critique the definitions for “class” given in the video?
2. What was the role of advertising in redefining the American dream?
3. This film is now 15 years old. Do you think the division between classes, for example the elite class and the working class, has grown or shrunk in that time? Please give examples to support your position.
4. In North American culture, people profess to believe in the notion of the value of hard work and ultimately working your way up in society. Yet it also seems that the “working class” are seen as failures. How would you explain this contradiction and what do you think about it?