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    Even though the three candidates running to for president in Mexico had a fair shot “A sudden computer crash stooped the vote tallying for several days. When the result was announced, Salinas was declared the winner […]. Salinas managed to embezzled millions of dollars from the Mexican treasury to fund other politicians, and drug lords. A president oversees running a country, to see flourish, and defend it against the enemy threats, yet to Mexicans demise, it was in fact housing one of them in their own country, one of their own no less. This is what is wrong with the political system not only in Mexico, but in every country where opposing sides of a body of government decides to protect internal interest rather than the interest of the many. Economic uncertainty and political fraud, and corruption led millions of Mexicans to cross the U.S. border, which caused an uncontrollable influx into the states, but also created the “new Mexican” in…

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    John Steinbeck is about a thirty-five-year-old woman named Elisa who has an intense love for gardening. Although she is a great and extremely capable gardener, she is forced by her husband to apply her skills only on the tasks that are dictated to her role as a woman in society. As a result of this, she is forbidden from helping him with the farm’s harvest for the season. Steinbeck uses several other examples in addition to the one above to show how gender inequality can lead to extreme…

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    Of Mice and Men was written by John Steinbeck in 1937. John Steinbeck writes mostly about migrant farm workers. All of his books are placed in Salinas River Valley in California. Of Mice and Men is about two men trying to reach their American Dream, but don't succeed. In this novella, Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck uses sexism with Curley’s wife, racism towards Crooks, and ableism in Lennie to prove that prejudice exists in America. First, John Steinbeck uses sexism in Curley’s wife to prove…

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    and police department in Salinas. The Salinas city violent crimes such as homicide, drug trafficking and others rates are considerably more than other cities of California. Although the violent crimes have been decreasing since 2000. Most of the gangsters are very active in the poorest parts of central and East of Salinas because of limited resources. We have a different statistics about Salinas’s gangs. According to the Monterey County report, the Monterey County had more than 1600 registered…

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    John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. grew up in the abundant Salinas Valley of California. He loved the Salinas Valley, writing to one of his friends, “I think I would like to write the story of this whole valley, of all the little towns and all the farms and the ranches in the wilder hills. I can see how I would like to do it so that it would be the valley of the world.” He achieved his goal of making it the valley of the world through Of Mice and Men. The novel takes place in the Salinas Valley amidst…

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    John Steinbeck was born on February 27, 1902 in Salinas California. Steinbeck wrote over 30 books along with many short stories, plays, screenplays, and omnibus volumes (John (Ernst) Steinbeck Almanac). Steinbeck is the son of Olive Hamilton, a school teacher and John Ernst Steinbeck, a treasurer for Monterey Country. From the time that Steinbeck was fourteen years old, he had know that he wanted to pursue a writing career (Selected par 6). Throughout John Steinbeck’s career as a writer, he has…

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    her by beating her, leaving her in the middle of nowhere. However, later Adam finds Cathy in her condition and takes her in. Charles disapproves of Cathy, but Adam admires her and makes sure that she heals. Adam and Cathy are married, though, the night of their wedding, she intoxicates him with her medicine she has been taking for her pain causing him to fall into a deep sleep. After he is asleep, she seduces Charles and sleeps with him; Charles had put forth no efforts in resistance. Adam is so…

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    Two men, George and Lennie, had just been run out of the last village by an angry mob because of Lennie’s childlike antics. Furthermore, it is almost always George’s responsibility to resolve any bad situations that may happen because of Lennie's actions . George does this by getting out of town and looking for work near the Salinas River in California, at the same time he watches over both himself and Lennie because Lennie is mentally disabled. Jobs are a rarity because of the economic…

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    “The Chrysanthemums”, a short story by John Steinbeck depicts the typical life of people living in the late 1920s or early 1930s. Steinbeck focuses on Henry Allen and his wife Elisa Allen, who live on a small ranch in The Salinas Valley, California. It starts with Elisa doing what she loves to do, work on her flower garden, although she wishes Henry would care more about her talent of gardening. Even though Henry did end up complimenting her flowers she was not satisfied because she knew it was…

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    Lennie was standing near the Salinas river which is a couple miles south from Soledad under the Gabilan Mountains. There was even the same water snake in the river. “ A water snake slipped along the pool, its head held up like a little periscope” ( page 7). The water snake in this story is Lennie. Steinbeck describes the water snake slipping away as symbol of Lennie starting his journey towards his death. “ A water snake glided smoothly up the pool, twisting his periscope head from side to side;…

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