In the article “The Right to Fail
In the article “The Right to Fail,” William Zinsser talks about how to fail the right way. William talks about how people always try to apply this to people under twenty-one. Zinsser believes these standards set by society makes failing an almost unspeakable act and that the media shows successful people living the American dream. Failure should be accepted as a part of the growing. William says that this will help to inspire more free thinking and individuality that inspired famous people like Thomas Jefferson and Henry David Thoreau. Failure should be embraced rather than feared. Society’s negative view of failure seems to be widespread today. Some young people are not afraid of failure. Williams believes that this a step toward a more modified.