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AirGuitar posts on 3/23/2005 7:50:13 PM OMG!!! How can you criticize The Pearl?!? *sigh* apparently y'all just don't "get it".
Sandy posts on 3/23/2005 6:38:33 PM I'm looking for a passage in East of Eden where a parade of returning soldiers takes place and the main character explains what the war really means to him.
Dr.M.M posts on 3/18/2005 9:40:12 PM I thought that John Stienback wrote the Grapes of Wrath... Am I wrong???



brandy posts on 3/18/2005 7:45:44 PM The Pearl, is ok, but not nothing extra. It has good points and low points to. I didnt really get in to it much, I also dont understand how the baby actuall died , and when kino walked out side and was struck. What was he struck by , How was the baby killed? well i read this story for english , and well it was boring if you ask me.
some person posts on 3/12/2005 4:10:45 PM On pages 64 and 65 how is the weather unuasual from other days? and how is the difference good for Kino? How is it bad? How is the weather a symbol of things to come?
jade posts on 3/9/2005 4:23:39 AM where can i saw the story of "THE PEARL"? (asaide from internet @ any other books?
... posts on 3/2/2005 6:51:44 PM A lot of you are quick to criticize Steinbeck and his work, but you can't even spell correctly in your posts. You may not be keen on the type of literature he writes, but Steinbeck accomplished a lot in his lifetime and wrote books that can be entertaining for those with an open mind. I know his novels lack unity, but at the end of the book you will understand more. I guarantee it.
Kuroneko-sama posts on 2/18/2005 2:15:22 PM I'm just wondering if anyone has any really good sites on literary criticism for the Pearl? If you do, it would help me out a lot. Thanks again, Kurai-chan
Kayla posts on 2/16/2005 7:01:03 PM what is the towns reaction to kino finding the pearl of the worl?? And what are the peoples dreams, wishes, ect. concerning the pearl??
some one posts on 2/15/2005 5:29:27 PM look i am read the frist 3 chapters and have no ides about whats going on in the book so can one you people that actually read the book answer my question as soon as possible it is ! what are the symbols in this book ! THANK YOU SO MUCH PLEASE HELP IT IS FOR HOMEWORK Thanks !
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