TORTILLA FLAT by John Steinbeck
Henry James wrote that the novel is to be experienced--therefore the reader must completely understand what happens in it. You should appropriate comparisons, contrasts, draw analogies of what is in the novel and one's own experience. While the elements of fiction are important in isolated ways, relating the parts is most important. A novel should show, "a direct, personal impression of life." The form of the novel is so free,
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system rather than live as a law unto himself?
Pirate changes when he begins to buy food instead of hoarding the quarter he earns for selling wood. "The World is Too Much with Us" by WORDSWORTH. The world is too much with Danny.
"It is easy to dream of freedom, but not to remain a free agent."
Prophecy: Simple life close to nature, not the answer of society or of the individual.