Think carefully about the issue presented in the following excerpt and the assignment below.
The history of human achievement is filled with stories of people who persevere, refusing to give up in the struggle to meet their goals. Artists and scientists, for instance, may struggle for years without any apparent progress or reward before they finally succeed. However, it is important to recognize that perseverance does not always yield beneficial results.
Adapted from Robert H. Lauer and Jeanette Ｃ.Lauer, Watersheds
Is striving to achieve a goal always the best course of action, or should people give up if they are not making progress?
Plan and write an essay in which you develop your point of view on this issue. Support your position with reasoning and examples taken from your reading, studies, experience, or observations.
2. 审题关键词：perseverance, succeed, not
正：Striving to achieve a goal is always the best course of actions.
反：However, people should give up when there is no making of progress.
补：Striving to achieve a goal is important but people should give up when there is no making of progress.