Shoot For The Moon Analysis

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If We Dream

“Shoot for the moon, even if you miss you’ll land among the stars.” Les Brown motivates us to achieve our dreams. Our dream unit this quarter has really motivated us to dream or not to. By listening to videos, reading passages, and looking at articles we choose which one we believe in. I think that if we work hard to achieve our dreams and push ourselves, that something good will come. Even if it’s not what we were hoping to achieve, we still got better. Our dreams make us work hard to achieve our goals, it makes us better people, and it can affect more than just ourselves.

When we look at how to accomplish dreams, they make everyone work hard. This was clear when reading Les Brown’s quote, “Shoot for the moon, even if you miss you’ll land among the stars.” If we try though, we’ll be in a better place than when we started. When we work hard to achieve something, we become stronger. Everyone might not
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This reason is clear in The Pearl by John Steinbeck. “He looked into its surface and it was gray and ulcerous. Evil faces peered from it into his eyes. … And the pearl was ugly; it was gray, like a malignant growth” (89). This is from the book The Pearl. Before Kino found the pearl he and his family were happy, but after he found it all he wanted was more money to make his family wealthy. He could have lived with the money people were willing to give him fo the pearl, but he thought it was worth more, partially because he wanted more, too. Juana, Kino’s wife, tried to tell Kino to get rid of the pearl, but he would not listen. Kino saw that a ugly pearl that was taking over his life. In the end Kino realized that Juana was right and got rid of the pearl. This proves that dreaming is okay because with the help of family and friends people will hopefully make the right decision to not be greedy and selfish with their
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