Literature of success/ English 215
April 13, 2000
What Makes Sammy Run, The Moral Compass, and My Life
What Makes Sammy Run? by Budd Schulberg is a brilliant book that shows the savagery, the insensitiveness, and cruelty caused by the drive for money, which characterized the general attitude of most people in America during the end of 1930s and the beginning of the 1940s. Sammy Glick, the main character in the book, is a poor Jewish
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tries to convey. Although these stories may seem naïve and stupid to many people, they certainly have power. It is we, our modern society that has made us cynical and defensive against the calls of The Moral Compass. It is, perhaps, our fault that we are corrupt and unable to understand these stories. Each of us has to look within himself, because most of the times guilt lies in ourselves.