Of Mice and Men: Steinbeck Introduces Readers to the Unfamiliar

John Steinbeck was born in Salinas, California in 1902. Like his literary contemporary, Ernest Hemingway, Steinbeck concentrated on writing about the familiar settings, characters, and complex situations that he had

Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck

Was Travels with Charley THE Exclamation Mark of Steinbeck’s Writing?

John Steinbeck was 56 years old in 1962 when he first published Travel’s with Charley: In Search of America. As a contemporary of Hemingway, Steinbeck believed in the importance of experiencing

What Was Poe’s Attitude About Science?*

By the time that Edgar Allan Poe started writing professionally, the Industrial Revolution had introduced many dramatic advancements that affected the lifestyles and culture of the nineteenth-century public. For example,