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Looking for Mr. Green

George Grebe George Grebe is thirty-five and a teacher of classical languages. During the Great Depression, he is forced to work temporarily as a deliverer of relief checks for the handicapped...

Latest answer posted June 28, 2019, 11:26 am (UTC)

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Looking for Mr. Green

The story "Looking for Mr. Green" by Saul Bellow is the tale of a down-on-his-luck man trying to make his way during the Great Depression with any job he can find, and currently, that means handing...

Latest answer posted June 28, 2019, 1:16 pm (UTC)

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Looking for Mr. Green

Most stories don't have "meanings" in the sense of some simple moral that you are expected to take away. Instead, the point of fiction is to explore the ways in which imaginary characters act and...

Latest answer posted July 4, 2015, 8:03 am (UTC)

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Looking for Mr. Green

“Looking for Mr. Green” by Saul Bellow takes place in Chicago during the Great Depression, around Thanksgiving. In the inciting incident, George Grebe is tasked by his brand new employer, Mr....

Latest answer posted June 28, 2019, 1:43 pm (UTC)

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Looking for Mr. Green

Bellow’s short story centers on protagonist Grebe, a man who works for the “relief,” delivering benefit checks to disabled tenants in the black district of Chicago. The elusive Tulliver Green is...

Latest answer posted June 28, 2019, 2:27 pm (UTC)

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Looking for Mr. Green

Mrs. Stakia is a poor woman who always has a number of children in tow wherever she goes and regularly sells her blood to make some cash. Known as the "Blood Mother of Federal Street",...

Latest answer posted June 17, 2008, 9:43 am (UTC)

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