Summary Of The Pursuit Of Happyness By Chris Gardner

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Chris Gardner expresses his struggle to achieve the American dream although he had stayed n the country for over a year without any form of shelter. Ideally, Will Smith takes the part as Gardner while his son, Jaden smith acts as his child who is committed to ensure they can improve their lifestyle. It is noted that Gardner invests his personal savings in scanners although the business does not provide enough for the family. Thus, his wife has to work in between jobs so that they can afford a better lifestyle (Gardner, 2). Although his wife is disappointed at him, she feels that they will improve their life one day and she has to believe that they will get better. Ideally, he lands a job as a stockbroker although he has to work for a long time …show more content…
In the initial stages, he is concerned with his business of selling scanners although he has numerous financial difficulties. For instance, he is supposed to repaint his flat before he relocates but this does not end well as he is arrested from tax related crimes. Apparently, he is involved with an individual that promises an interview after he proves to be a talented broker. Apparently, he may have to spend the night in jail and this could cost him his job interview. However, he is committed to getting the job that he succeeds to get the appointment. Subsequently, he is given an opportunity to serve as an intern although he does not receive any pay. Although he has his dream job, his wife is not interested in the scope of job that she moves to New York. However, it is noted that Gardner states that it is his last day at the workplace although the managers are impressed with his decorum and new shirt that he has (Gardner, 298). Resultantly, he goes to the daycare where his son is and they joke about their life in general. Apparently, the epilogue suggests that Gardner has moved from a homeless person to an owner of multimillion dollar business. Thus, the story suggests that people may be involved in various activities to recollect their life and improve their lifestyle. Thus, it is not about …show more content…
On one hand, his wife believes that he should be looking for a better job as they need to be independent and sustainable. Due to the financial constraints that they face, his wife is concerned with the amount of money that they should earn such that she decides to work on two jobs so that she can provide for the family. On one hand, Gardner’s wife shows endless struggles yet she complains about her husband’s inability to get an employment. Apparently, Gardner is strong-willed such that he finds opportunities to grow professionally. Due to the commitment to succeed as a broker, he is given an opportunity to serve as one the 20 interns that could be given an opportunity to work permanently in the institution. Although he faces various problems including problems with tax related issues, he finds the opportunity to serve in the institution (Gardner, 45). The clear cut moral is that there is consistency in the struggle to have financial stability. Although the struggle is not easy, the director ensures the audience understands that giving up is not an option for the people. For instance, Gardner’s wife has to work on different jobs to ensure the family is stable while Gardner focuses on improving his scope of job so that they can earn decent

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