Analysis Of John Steinbeck 's ' The Great Gatsby '

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By: Elizabeth Mozey
December 11, 2015
English 2

Ever wondered who was the best author in America? John
Steinbeck was an amazing author and his life story was also interesting. Steinbeck had an interesting childhood, family, and adult life, along with award winning novels. John was born to be a writer and it didn’t just brighten political views but really influenced his time. Some characters in his novels and inspirations mainly came from Salinas valley.
John Steinbeck was born February the twenty seventh 1902,in
Salinas, CA, USA. There were four children in his family and he was the only boy. While he was going to Salinas High
School, Steinbeck worked as a farm hand at sugar beet farm.
John graduated high
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Which was blacks, the poor, the elderly, women, the mentally in pain and migrant workers. The Grapes of Wrath was about Tom Joad. His family was
Forced from their farm in the depression era and set out for
California in search of jobs, land, and hope for a better
Future. His wrote this book because of all the detail of the lives of those around him, but also the countryside and farms. The Pearl is the story of a pearl driver, Kino, and explores man’s nature as well as greed and evil. Steinbeck’s inspiration was a Mexican folk tale from La Paz, Baja California
Sur, Mexico, which he had heard in a visit to the formerly
Pearl-rich region in 1940. John Steinbeck wrote many books that were influenced by things and people that were around him. He liked to write about his personal experiences. This is why his books seem so real!! Nothing came very easily to him, and he had to earn everything he owned. John’s favorite book and a main
Influence on his writing was Sir Thomas Malory’s Le Morte
D,Arthur. He did have an unsuccessful attempt at romance
Which was the cup of gold. The time period and frame that everything good was
Happening was during August 1929 to when he passed away in
1968. All of his success plus career was in those times.
Ok not everything was just perfect because he had ups-downs part of it, but those years were the best he had experienced ever. John enjoyed every single last bit and he was always up for the
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