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    (George 1) This is a quote by John Steinbeck that shows exactly how he felt about being a writer. Steinbeck‚ a Pulitzer Prize and Nobel Prize for Literature winner‚ is a very popular author in the United States of America‚ even after his death. He is known for his very realistic portrayals of the working class society‚ especially in his beloved Salinas‚ California. He was also a prominent spokesman for the victims of the Great Depression. Most importantly‚ Steinbeck understood that readers wanted

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    The Life of John Steinbeck John Steinbeck was born in Salinas‚ California on February 27‚ 1902. He was the third child and the only son of a working middle class family. He grew up working as a ranch hand. His father‚ John Ernst Steinbeck‚ was the treasurer of Monterey County‚ and also the owner of a feed and grain store. He was a Mason and was deeply involved in community events. His mother‚ Olive Hamilton Steinbeck‚ was a former schoolteacher. She was also a member of the Order of Eastern Star

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    2013 Eng. II Lang Comp AP Brown – Pd. 5 Life and Works of the Great American Writer John Steinbeck “A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans‚ safeguards‚ policing‚ and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.” * John Steinbeck (“SteinbeckJohn”‚ Q.B.). These words‚ spoken by the California born author John Steinbeck‚ fully embody his life and capture the essence of his writing. There are many things

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    John Ernst Steinbeck‚ Jr. (February 27‚ 1902 – December 20‚ 1968) was an American writer. He is widely known for the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath (1939) and East of Eden (1952) and the novella Of Mice and Men (1937). As the author of twenty-seven books‚ including sixteen novels‚ six non-fiction books‚ and five collections of short stories‚ Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962. John Ernst Steinbeck‚ Jr. was born on February 27‚ 1902‚ in Salinas‚ California

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    The American Writer: John Steinbeck           John Ernst Steinbeck Jr.‚ was a well-known American writer (“John Steinbeck (1902-1968)”). His most famous books were Of Mice and Men‚ The Grapes of Wrath‚ and East of Eden (John Steinbeck). “As the author of twenty-seven books‚ including sixteen novels‚ six non fiction books‚ and five collections of short stories‚ Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1962” (“John Steinbeck (1902-1968)”).           John Steinbeck was born on February

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    John Steinbeck was born in February 27‚ 1902 in Salinas‚ California. Salinas was an agricultural valley in California. His father was the county treasurer and his mother was a schoolteacher. This is where his education began from a mother that encouraged him to read. The community was a comfortable environment for him to live in because of the encouragement of independence and initiative. His parents didn’t want him to be a writer. They wanted him to have a true profession as a lawyer. His early

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    John Steinbeck Archie Parks HUM/266 June 17‚ 2011 Lauren Holmes John Steinbeck John Steinbeck (1902-1968)‚ born in Salinas‚ California‚ came from a family of moderate means. He worked his way through college at Stanford University but never graduated. In 1925 he went to New York‚ where he tried for a few years to establish himself as a free-lance writer‚ but he failed and returned to California (Nobelprize.org‚ 2011). Steinbeck did not have success with his early writings. Tortilla

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    5th century AD overtime Literary works have been develop such as novel‚ poems‚ and short stories. Short Stories are described has miniature versions of books or novels‚ where an author takes a tale and crams it into a ten to twenty page story. John Steinbeck is not only a well-known novelist‚ but also writes short stories like “The Chrysanthemums” and “Flight”. In Steinbeck’s “The Chrysthemums” Elisa Allen is married to a negligent ranch owner. While her husband works on the ranch‚ Elisa tends to

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    Rabbits‚ war‚ & speech By: Kira 10/23/2014 John Steinbeck-- a famous man that made great additions to literature. Steinbeck wrote classics such as Of Mice and Men‚ Once There Was a War‚ and many others. All of his stories were quick to talk about human nature of some sort. In 1962 when he received the Nobel Prize‚ he openly expressed his opinion on what a writer should be making their readers feel. Mankind can either win or lose the battle internally as well as externally. Humans can conquer

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    myths. “The author sold many books and was well known for his mythopoeic writing.” 2. In this quote‚ the author who quoted someone else is accusing Steinbeck of being unpatriotic. “-who threatened the national interest through the socialist themes of his novels‚” shows how the person that said that is trying to make it seem like John Steinbeck is brainwashing his readers to lose the patriotism and coincide with socialist beliefs through his books. The person who said this seems like they are so

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