The Magnificent Pearl

"THE PEARL" John Steinbeck Context (Source: http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/pearl/context.html) John Steinbeck was born in Salinas, California, in 1902. He was the third of four children and the only son of John Steinbeck, Sr. and Olive Hamilton Steinbeck. Growing up in a rural valley near the Pacific coast, Steinbeck was an intense reader, and both his father, a … Continue reading The Magnificent Pearl

Silent Wolves; Howling Moon

  Anger is a powerful emotion that is as primitive and primordial as the Origin of the Species itself. In animals, the expression of anger is instinctual and it is an important means of communication between animals themselves. In Man, the expression of anger is not as instinctual and primitive as it is a learned experience. According … Continue reading Silent Wolves; Howling Moon