March 6, 2013
Life Is So Good Test
George copes with his illiteracy with a positive attitude. An incident happened when George was trying to board a train, but he wasn’t able to because his ticket was only a one-way travel. The ticket master said to him, “read the ticket” and after this incident I believe George’s view toward learning changed. I believe George would have been a great scholar because of how he was able to obtain knowledge by watching and listening. He would even recall life lessons his father and mother taught him as he encountered different situations. George’s advantage in life was he was able to travel and his father raised him to be a responsible man. Although he came from a poor family, George was very hard working and responsible. George was rich with common sense and humbleness. He never stepped over his boundaries and did whatever he was asked of him, never complaining and doing his entire jobs well. The students were drawn to George because he had been all over the country and he was very wise. George was 100 years old and he had a knowledge base one could only hope to gain. He would always be to school early ready to learn and I believe his eagerness to learn inspired young and old. The advice George’s father gave him made realize every person is different. He should not judge a person because of all the hardships he and his family had to face growing up in the South. I think his father wanted to keep George focused so his state of mind would not have him thinking he was better than another person. Although George had a lot of good and bad experiences, he still remained modest and friendly. George would answer the question, ”What makes life worth living?”, by saying each person makes his or her own life worth living. A person will either make life hard or easy. George’s life was so good because he had all he needed and his life was full of great experiences. George truly enjoyed aspect...
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