Analysis Of John Steinbeck 's ' The Crucible '

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Dylon Morrison
Mr. Briggs
5 December 2014
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John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck was born on February 27, 1902 in Salinas, California. John decided to be a writer at the very young age of fourteen. “John used to lock himself in his bedroom and to be alone and write stories and poem”(John Steinbeck Biography). John was the first in his family to have a striving desire to become a writer, his father did everything he could to keep food on the table and his mother was a former school teacher. To do this he worked several jobs at a time, he never got to enjoy what he does like Steinbeck went on to do. John went on to try to be a freelance writer, so he work as a construction worker and a newspaper reported in New York, New York. He wrote his first novel called The Cup of Gold while living in Lave, Tahoe working as a caretaker. John went on to marry Carol Henning. She was supportive by working several jobs to help him continue with his writing career.

John went to Stanford university in 1919, he dropped out six years later with no degree. John went more to impress his parents than doing heat he wanted to do. One of John Steinbeck’s most successful written pieces was The grapes of wrath. This novel was so popular and well read that, when released it sold ten thousand copies per week. This novel won a Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

My favorite John Steinbeck novel is Of Mice and Men. This book takes place in California in the 1930s. It is…
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