Unformatted text preview: lack of foresight, and although they work hard they are concerned primarily with worldly pleasures and satiating their carnal appetites, rather than educating or otherwise bettering themselves to prepare for times to come. He praises efforts taken to make one´s self better, and expresses his belief that those who strive to do so will harvest a reward throughout their life. Which class in English society was most likely to be influenced by Smiles´writings? Why was he so popular? I read all the assigned text for this section....
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- Spring '09
- English-language films, The Reader, Samuel Smiles, Perry Blazian Hist, Help Samuel Smiles