Johnson, Spencer. Who Moved My Cheese?. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1998. Who Moved My Cheese? is a story about four performers that live in a maze. The mice, Sniff and Scurry just want Cheese. They do not overanalyze their position or their needs. Hem and Haw are the LittlePeople whose lives revolve around their Cheese. The Cheese that they find not only becomes nutrition, but it also becomes a part of who they are and they cannot easily accept any change in their Cheese. The point of the story is that we have to be alert to changes in our Cheese and be prepared to search for new Cheese when the time comes to change, whether expected or unexpected. The Cheese, or change, can and probably will occur sometime in one’s lifetime. The author’s goal to affect his audience is only achievable if the audience is able to accept the story is an analogy for life. Personally speaking, Johnson achieves his goal of affecting his audience through his story. It not only was entertaining, but I was able to understand the story
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