Humor In John Steinbeck's Travels With Charley

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In John Steinbeck's Travels with Charley, he used a tone that drew people in as a reader. Steinbeck is a humorous person portraying his sense of humor with, at most times, a sense of seriousness. Throughout the novel, Steinbeck used his humor to create a comical and entertaining tone. Steinbeck shows his comical side in many ways, especially when he is talking about his poodle, Charley. He somewhat makes Charley seem human when he says, "A wealth of combed and clipped mustache gave him the appearance and attitude of a French rake of the nineteenth century"(Steinbeck 124). His comparison between Charley and humans portrays his sarcastic, comical side. This sense of humor made it easy a reader to follow Steinbeck on his journey across America.

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