American Dream in "The Third and Final Continent"
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The paper discusses how the short story "The Third and Final Continent" by Jhumpa Lahiri defines the changing nature of an identity from a Bengali citizen to an America citizen. The paper shows how by living in the fast paced society of American commerce, Lahiri creates a character that is open to the American Dream and the opportunities it offers for a foreign immigrant. The paper describes how as time progresses in the story, the narrator is able to gain greater access to financial security, and is even able to eventually own a home.
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