One Ordinary Day, with Peanuts by Shirley Jackson

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In "One Ordinary Day, with Peanuts" by Shirley Jackson, what appears to be Mr. Johnson's purpose in life?

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Mr. Johnson's overriding purpose in life appears to be to make an impact on other people's lives. On the face of it, it seems that that impact is largely a positive one. As Mr. Johnson takes a leisurely stroll through town, he goes out of his way to help people and give them money. Everything points to the fact that this is one of life's good guys, a man who can always be relied upon to...

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