Analysis Of William Kamkwamba's The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

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Martin Luther King Jr. once said “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward,” meaning that doing something is always better than doing nothing. Having a positive and determined mindset is a characteristic of many remarkable men, women, and children, who went against the odds to live a better life. In author William Kamkwamba’s true story, The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind, he tells a coming of age story of growing up Wimbe, Africa, and his inventive journey to bringing power to his village from junkyard scraps. William’s courage and determination inspires the reader, and creates a very genuine story of what it means to persevere. His story serves as an example of how even in times of struggle, resourcefulness, determination, and independence lead to a successful life.
Because Willam was determon he had a habit of never giving on his dreams. “For the slightest moment, I heard music. It worked! But a second later, black smoke started to pour out of the speakers.” Willam did not let a little smoke git in the way. Sure the radio was ruined but willam’s dream of making a successful windmill was not. One day after a big storm Willam came home to find that his roof had caved in leaving dirt, grass, and termites on his floor. During this collapse, William’s wires that connected his windmill to his light bulbs had crossed, which would have led to a fire if they were not such cheap wires. The
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