Analysis Of Jim Carrey 's Life Inspired Me Essay

829 Words Oct 22nd, 2015 4 Pages
Throughout life, we pull inspiration from anything that we can apply to our own situations. That is to say, in our times of hardship we lean towards something that we can relate to in order to comfort ourselves. This is the case even in my life. Throughout school I struggled with grasping the information I had been taught to me. It started in the third grade when I started to comprehend less and less of my schoolwork, while the other kids were progressing. This led me to become angry at them for being smarter than me, and I started to shut myself away from my classmates which made it hard for me to make friends. I had become lonely and depressed. No one knew how to deal with my explosive attitude. However, it was at this time that I was introduced to one whose struggle was even greater than my own. His name was James Eugene Redmond, or "Jim" Carrey.(Wikipedia) Jim Carrey 's life inspired me whenever I needed help by comparing his hardships of being poor and homeless to mine of being dumb and lonely and even using his goals to shape my own goals.
Jim Carrey wasn 't always the successful actor we know and love. He grew up in a small town in Canada to a stay at home mother and a father who was a musician/accountant.(Wikipedia) Throughout school, Carrey struggled as an undiagnosed dyslexic. (” I wasn’t dyslexic, so he probably struggled more”, is what I would tell myself when comparing out struggles. However, not only did Carrey battle with dyslexia…

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