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Does Money Makes the World Go Round?

Summary: Discusses whether or not poverty can allow happiness. Uses literary sources to demonstrate the premise, including A Christmas Memory, A Christmas Carol, The Pearl and The Grinch Who Stole Christmas. Explores the main theme in each of the literary references, people and values are more important than material goods.
Money makes the world go round, a famous phrase, but is it true? A person can be happy even if they are poor. In stories such as A Christmas Memory, A Christmas Carol, The Pearl or The Grinch Who Stole Christmas this is very evident. The above examples will be explored in the following statements to explain this thesis.

The first notion that comes to mind is the short story A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote the reality of the story is that Buddy (a child) gets nothing for Christmas but hand me downs from unimportant relatives and a subscription to a religious magazine. He does however receive a prized kite from his special friend. In spite of this he is still satisfied to go out on that warm windy Alabama morning and fly their kites. (Last year they exchanged homemade slingshots) Another...

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