charlie brown - fail at something, your next intention is...

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Good grief Charlie Brown! To think a loveable loser like you would have an enormous impact on me is unbelievable. In Charles Schulz’s comic strip Peanuts , Charlie Brown is known as the everlasting case of bad luck and is taken advantage of only to become a scapegoat. However, he’s good-hearted, well intentioned, and does the right thing, but can never seem to catch a break. His kites get trapped in trees, his baseball team always loses, he doesn’t get any cards on Valentine’s Day, and he gets rocks instead of candy on Halloween. The types of things we fear that will happen to us always happen to Charlie Brown. Even though all these things constantly happen to him, he continuously tries and tries again in hopes that maybe these things will work out for the better. That is how I identify with him because who hasn’t felt like Charlie Brown after a bad day. When you
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Unformatted text preview: fail at something, your next intention is to try it again. Charlie knew Lucy would pull the football away when he was about to kick it; but did that stop him from trying? No, because he knew there was a slight chance of him actually kicking the football across the field. In the coming new year my parents, like Charlie Browns in the comic strip, will be off-stage voices. They will be there when I need advice and support, but I have a great deal of learning to do on my own. Through failures I will obtain knowledge and success because every attempt is a different experience. Charlie Brown has taught me that failure is the best learning system and I cannot thank him enough for teaching me this lesson and may he continue to do so....
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2009 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Chang during the Spring '09 term at 東京国際大学.

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