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