Who Moved My Cheese Book Report Essay examples

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The book “Who Moved My Cheese?” is a simple story about mice and “little people” that helps readers handle and deal with changes in their lives. The story is about two mice and two human-like individuals named “little people” (who are the size of the mice). The two mice’s names are Scurry and Sniff. The two little people’s names are Hem and Haw. The story takes place in a “maze” and the characters look for “cheese” to nourish them in the maze. When the characters find cheese, only to have it disappear, they experience change. The different characters show different ways of responding to this change and teach lessons that can be applied to our daily lives. Before I get to the main story line, let me explain the symbolism behind the …show more content…

When he found his way through the maze to Cheese Station N, he wrote all these things on the wall of the station. He applied all these principles to his daily life and changed the way he lived compared to his life at Station C. When changes happen in your life, you can choose to be like Sniff and Scurry, like Hem, or like Haw. Sniff and Scurry kept things simple. They didn’t overanalyze or overcomplicate things. They simply moved on. Hem, he didn’t move on. He stayed in misery and didn’t realize that he needed to change with the change -- move with the cheese. Lastly, theres Haw. He had to learn from his mistakes and laugh at his previously self and move with the cheese. I hope that we can all not make the mistake that Hem and Haw made and learn to deal with change by going with the flow and moving with the cheese!

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