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Marilyn Monroe defines the American dream.

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Brianna Milne

on 3 December 2014

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Transcript of Marilyn Monroe defines the American dream.

All About Marilyn!
Born- June 1st, 1926
Died- August 5, 1962
American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s.
Marilyn Monroe lived a loveless childhood that included foster homes and two years living in an orphanage. At seven her foster mother was diagnosed as a paranoid schizophrenic.
Childhood Life

World war 2 - 1939-1945
Jan 1st- first colored news screening
Great Depression- 1930s-1940s
Attack on Pearl harbor- December 7th 1941
Spanish civil war- 1939
Key events during her time
Marilyn faced several challenges, but the biggest one of all was herself. She never really knew who she was. She was an adopted child, a social outcast as a teenager, so she created an identity/personal to make herself likable and popular.
Greatest obstacles
-Became fastest rising star of 1952.
-1956 she was nominated BAFTA as the best foreign actress for The Seven year itch.
-In 1962 went to star on the Hollywood walk of fame.
Greatest accomplishments
Did you want people to think of you the way they did?
I chose Marilyn Monroe for my American dream because she was and did everything she wanted, She did not care how people saw her and was very successful at it. She was perfect for being imperfect.
Marilyn Monroe defines the American dream.
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