Ideas for Reports and Papers

Download PDF PDF Page Citation Cite Share Link Share

1. Examine The Pearl and The Red Pony as parables. How does Steinbeck use this literary technique to develop both novels? How do they reflect the writer's personal and political philosophy?

2. Examine the use of allegory, symbolism and fable in Steinbeck's works. Explain the use of these in his writing using The Pearl as an example.

See eNotes Ad-Free

Start your 48-hour free trial to get access to more than 30,000 additional guides and more than 350,000 Homework Help questions answered by our experts.

Get 48 Hours Free Access

Topics for Discussion