How Can a Miserable Childhood Affect a Person's Dreams for the Future?

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Tian Kou Kou 1 Professor Puma Christopher E110 24 October 2012 Towards to Two Classic Literature Articles When we are talking about dreams, they are usually something we do not have or something we love to do all the time. Nowadays most people’s dream is money or something very realistic, there is nothing wrong because we want a better life. So the material world is becoming more and more plentiful, and it makes people’s spiritual world more and more lacking. When we look at the person who has a dream not about materials, they often has experience something really impressive. And one of the most impressive things would be the miserable memories. The Chimney Sweeper and That Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona are very good examples about spiritual dreams. It is obviously to see that dreams are come from people’s life. What you dream depends on what you experience. When you find out your dream, when you know what you want through the entire life. The most important thing for you in the future life is insist. Not only human like this, but also a country has suffering a lot in the past, the people from the country would keep the belief in their mind. According to their insistence, the country changed. Their dreams came true finally. The Chimney Sweeper is a poem written by William Blake, this is one of the poems in his book Songs of Innocence and Experience he published in 1794. An online critic depicts the poem: The poem protests the living conditions, working conditions, and the overall treatment of young chimney sweeps in the cities of England. Martin Nurmi discusses the plight of the chimney sweep extensively in his essay "Fact and Symbol in 'The Chimney Sweeper.'" In 1788, there was an attempt to pass an act to improve the treatment and working conditions of these young children. The poem is

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