Roald Dahl's Boy: Tales of Childhood

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This book is about the writer, Roald Dahl’s childhood. It is hard to mention Roald’s childhood and his adulthood in the same breath. On the other hand, Roald Dahl did change a lot through his life journey. From this book, it is obvious that he is not pleasant during his school time. Through the book, I think we should cherish our school time as there will be once only. Therefore, we should always be optimistic for everyday school. As a result, we can learn lots of new ideas and knowledge from the school. Besides, through the daily discussion with classmates and teachers. We can then learn different social skills which can help us in the future. The second thing I learn from the book is that Roald Dahl is very decisive while me is totally opposite to him. I think I should really learn from his personality as decisive is important when emergency event happened as well as some important event. Take an example, if the bridge is blocked, should I cross the road directly or through traffic lights. For me, I will think all the possible results first while Roald Dahl may come across a solution immediately. As a result, I will be late for school and Roald Dahl won’t. Therefore, that’s why I said decisive is really important. Last but not least, I learn that we should look further and learn from history. Through history, we can learn about past human behavior that is relevant to the intellectual growth and development of an individual. It gives us an understanding of how the world came to be, not only in your world but around the world including all cultures of people as well as nature. By learning about the causes and effects of events in history, people can learn better ways to deal with conflict among nations and individuals. Although human behavior is unpredictable at times, a better understanding through the study of history, can provide valuable insight for our future generations. All in all, this book is really a good book that I

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