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Analysis Of John Steinbeck 's ' Cannery Row '

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An omniscient narrator carries its audience through the eccentric tale of the town of Cannery Row and all of its strange idiosyncrasies. Cannery Row is an aberrant novella written by John Steinbeck in 1945, and it is unlike any other story of its time. Set in the town of Cannery Row in Monterey, California during the Great Depression, Steinbeck writes about a diverse community of men and women who all struggle with their own mundane tragedies. He creates the world of Cannery Row through his own unique form and style in which he continually interrupts his own narration to piece together the fictitious, but nonetheless heartbreaking, events of Doc, Dora, Mack and many other misfits. John Steinbeck designed the heavenly paradise of Cannery Row, where good does not always triumph evil, however the two must be balanced, even the most thought out plans may go awry, and even though you may ignore the sorrowful misfortune that surrounds you, you are inescapable of your designed fate.
Steinbeck has an interesting style of writing that pulls his readers in through confusion and curious desire. He has an intriguing way of transitioning from chapter to chapter because of his tendency to start a new story in the middle of telling another one, leaving questions unanswered and storylines untouched until he is ready to reveal the rest of the original story. Constantly, he invents new misfits and finds ways to torture them with failure, fear, loneliness, poverty, and loss. For example, in
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