One important attitude that literature often reflects concerns the feelings people harbor about work. In particular, what role does work play in their lives? There are contributions to our literature that reflect different viewpoints with respect to authorsâ€™ understanding of how people might value work, what it means to them in the context of their lives.
Compare and contrast the attitude toward work expressed in the Bible passage from Genesis, The Little Engine that Could and the poem â€œThe Village Blacksmithâ€. In creating your essay, consider how each author characterizes the role work plays in a personâ€™s life.
Suppose you own a local supermarket chain. You are recruiting for the position of check-out clerk. Which of the three attitudes would you want successful applicants to exhibit? Explain.