It is the one job he hates most at home, and it is ironic that this very job is what teaches him a valuable life lesson.
His manager made him do that job every day until he stopped complaining and he finally did.
The irony of the fact that Daniel's first position in the new job is the dishwashing station lies in the fact that we have previously learned this is the job that he hates the most when he has to do it at home. The outcome is ironic because it is contrary to the outcome that most people would expect. However, the irony is highlighted by the fact that it is also this job which teaches him a lesson on humility and perseverance.
answer: i would say he was very determined and persistent in overcoming obstacles.
explanation: "the magician of menlo park" as he was called, liked to tell an incident that happened when he was 8 years old and came back home crying after attending school for three months because his teacher called him "sterile and unproductive". from nowadays perspective, we can say that thomas alva edison was one of the most persistent and determined man that has ever existed. when edison was 14, he contracted scarlet fever. the effect of the fever, as well as a blow to the head by an angry train conductor, caused edison to become completely deaf in his left ear, and 80-percent deaf in the other. so as you can see he had to struggle to not so many minor issues but he always succeeded.
devin will have to drain the rain out from his garage.