John Steinbeck's Grapes Of Wrath

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Quality of success is determined by effort and influences. John Steinbeck’s life was set on track at a young age. He had always had a passion for writing so he dedicated his life to it. Throughout his writing career he had his own personal strengths and weaknesses. John Steinbeck was brought into this world on February 27, 1902. He was born into a family with only female siblings, their names were Esther Steinbeck Rodgers, Elizabeth Steinbeck Ainsworth, and Mary Steinbeck Dekker. Their father, John Ernst Steinbeck Sr, worked as a bookkeeper and also as an accountant. Their mother, Olive Hamilton, used to educate students. They were content with their lifestyle in Salinas, California, even if they were only considered middle-class. Steinbeck worked on a farm, not too far from home, during the…show more content…
Despite the argumentative comments, Steinbeck received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award for Fiction. He was also acknowledged with many other awards like for example, in 1964 “US President Lyndon Johnson awarded him the United States Medal of Freedom”(IMDb). John Steinbeck made friends throughout his life but none were as significant as Ed Ricketts. In October 1930, Ed Ricketts was introduced to John Steinbeck while in a friends cottage located in Carmel. They built a commensalism bond by sharing their experiences and ideas with one another. Steinbeck and Ricketts decided to collaborate together, and to do so they went on a marine specimen collecting expedition. They traveled to the Gulf of California for a month. The expedition resulted in Steinbeck writing Sea of Cortez in
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