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    In chapter 17, John Steinbeck wrote an intercalary chapter to elaborate the conditions of the families that migrated to California during the Dust Bowl in order to find jobs then result in uniting together to help each other cope and endure with difficult circumstances that they were facing. All the families in the east are moving westward toward a better life. As they travel, groups of families spring up on the sides of the street where there is shade and water. At the point when families…

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    “The Chrysanthemums” by John Steinbeck examines a moment in the life of Elisa Allen, house wife and gardener. The story tells of Elisa’s experience with a traveling tinkerer who aims to earn a bit of money repairing their pots and pans. While the interaction with the man does not last long, it awakens something in Elisa that she had long put to bed. Steinbeck masterfully captures the suppressive life of an American wife in the 1930’s with realistic style. The story beings on a hazy December…

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    can a thing with such beauty cause such an ugly demise? “The Pearl” was written by John Ernst Steinbeck in 1947. Steinbeck was an author known for using experiences from his from his travels, the people he met during those, and his own life experiences, such as his marriages to inspire beautiful novels giving insight to the lives and struggles of others he hoped to better shape other’s lives. In this novel, Steinbeck takes you into the life of a struggling family, and a man who chose greed over…

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    greedy about the pearl which lead to everything he loved to fall apart.In the folktale, “The Pearl,” by John Steinbeck there is a lot of materialism and greed will lead to immoral behavior. In the folktale, the protagonist, Kino, finds a pearl to help his family to try to get out of poverty. In the end, the characters in the story have so much greed that it completely destroys the family. Steinbeck uses the pearl a sa symbol to represent that materialism and greed can lead to immoral behavior.…

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    Has something ever had you think that it had made your life different? Well, in the novel, “The Pearl,” with the author John Steinbeck he has a pearl symbolize lots of things in the novel. Kino the main character, Kino finds the pearl and the rest of the novel is like the pearl taking control of his family life. Well the pearl symbolizes life in some occasion of the book. Also, the pearl in the novel symbolizes the corrupting power of materialism, which destroys everything worthwhile in Kino's…

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    hear? We all want someone to be America’s voice and help everyone. John Steinbeck is the American voice for the voiceless. John Steinbeck captured the souls of people going through war and tough times. He spoke to the hearts of soldiers and all the Americans suffering through the Great Depression. During World War II all the books and poems were over war which brought horrible nightmares from it, including the Great Depression. Steinbeck relieved much of pain and sadness with the humor and…

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    John Steinbeck was born in the early eighteenth century and had a proficient writing career throughout the 1900s. He was the recipient of a Nobel Prize award in Literature and had earned this right in leaving behind many famous classic novels such as Of Mice and Men, The Grapes of Wrath, and The Pearl. The tale of The Pearl follows Kino in his race to save his son Coyotito from the venom of a scorpion sting. Kino is too poor to hire a doctor, so he must depend on his pearl-diving skills to find…

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    The text, Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck is one of the most popular books in America today. The book starts out in Oklahoma during the 1930s. In this novel, the Joads are forced off their property and without work. Ma Joad hears of work in California and the Joad family heads westward hoping to find some source of income. Steinbeck describes all the struggles that they endured and the novel ends with no hope for the Joad family to survive. Timothy Tennyson points out, “The Grapes of Wrath…

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    Of Mice and Men, The Grapes of Wrath, and many of John Steinbeck’s other books all have one thing in common. They were all written about life struggles during the Great Depression. Steinbeck grew up in a middle class, modest family. Steinbeck’s novels had a big impact on society by helping people heal from this horrible time. He brought modesty to his novels in hope of changing many people’s lives. Because John Steinbeck grew up in a modest family, his novels often dealt with the social and…

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    John Steinbeck’s ‘’The Chrysanthemums’ is about a proud and resilient woman, Elisa Allen, who is frustrated with her life. Her inability to conceive a child and her husband’s failure to love her are major issues in her family. The flower garden is her only distraction from all her marriage issues. In the garden, she tends lovely chrysanthemums. “Chrysanthemums’ symbolizes Elisa’s and every other woman’s inner-self. Chrysanthemums symbolize Elisa 's children. She cultivates her garden and takes…

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