Controversy In John Steinbeck's The Red Pony

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John E. Steinbeck Jr. was born on February 27, 1902, Salinas, Ca. Steinbeck is the winner of the “Nobel Prize in Literature.” He has been called “ a giant of American letters.” Steinbeck wrote a book called The Red Pony in 1933. The first three sections were published in magazines from 1933-1936, and the full book was published in 1937 by Covici Friede. One of Steinbeck's famous quote is “ Don’t worry about losing. If it is right happens-The main thing is not to hurry. Nothing good gets away.” John Steinbeck died on december 20, 1968 (aged 66) New York City, U.S. Many readers have enjoyed Steinbeck The Red Pony, Billy Buck is basically a father to Jody than his own father Carl Tiflin.

Billy Buck is like a father to Jody than his own father. For example, “ Billy Buck
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For example, When Gabilan died, and Jody took “his anger out on”( Steinbeck-37) the buzzards. Billy Buck carried Jody “home” and looked “back on Carl Tiflin”. “ Carl Tiflin wiped the blood” of Jody face and explain that “the buzzards didn’t” killed Gabilan. Carl Tiflin told him “Don’t you know that ?”(Steinbeck-37). Billy Buck told Carl Tiflin “Jesus Christ! Man, can’t you see how feel he’d about it ?’ In addition, When Jody was worried about Nellie not giving birth, Billy told Jody “I told you it wasn’t always the same time, Jody. You just have to wait.” (Steinbeck-74) Jody was worried because Nellie stomach was big and she was breathing heavily. Furthermore, Jody walked in “the stall” and “touched her on the shoulder she shivered under his hand,” and Billy Buck came inside the stall (Steinbeck-75). Jody was supposed to be sleeping but instead he walked inside to check on Nellie to see if she was alright. Billy Buck told Jody that she was going to be alright and not to worried at all and to go back to bed. As we can see Billy Buck is taking care of Nellie and Jody is worried that she won’t give
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