The Phantom Tollbooth

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Christopher Connolly
Ms. Bisogno
College Lit.
10/15/12
This book was one that had great inspirational thought and also had great motivation. This is one book that shows how to try and find the meaning of life or how to live life to the fullest. Milo is a person in the world just like any other and he one day decides that he needs to figure out what he needs to do with his life. To me life has a reason for everything and Milo has a reason to find something that truly excites him. He finds this reason only within a few hours and he never really realizes that this idea of life just hit him. This meaning of life can be described in many different ways no matter if you find it now, tomorrow or twenty years from now.

This tollbooth is a toy but with its effects, it is so much more meaningful. If I had this tollbooth that Milo had, it would have so much of an impact on me that it would be incredible. If there was a road that could show me where to go in life, I would love to travel it. That is basically what Milo is doing with this tollbooth, traveling the road of life or success. The one thing that got me interested in this book was because of the fact that everyone Milo met in this book was a characteristic in his life and he was basically trying to rhyme and reason to it. In this book he has to find the princesses named Sweet Rhyme and Pure Reason directed by the King. In his life he is really in his life he is finding the actual rhyme and reason. I also think the reason of why this book had to be read was because we all have to find out the rhyme and reason to our lives at this time in life. I am on to the next step in my life and this step is better known as college. This book, The Phantom Tollbooth, showed me a great way how to find out what to do with my life. All I need to do to find out is to dig down in my brain deep enough and we all can find a plan if we do the same thing. I think this book also shows that no matter what happens, we always have to...
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