John Steinbeck's bitter fruit | Books | The Guardian

In his fiction, plays and travelogues, Steinbeck challenged his readers to look at the harsh realities of life, with the belief that facing such conditions was the first step toward improving them. Steinbeck's strongest belief was in the ability of man to improve his condition. "The ancient commission of the writer has not changed," he said upon accepting his Nobel Prize in 1962. "He is charged with exposing our many grievous faults and failures, with dredging up to the light our dark and dangerous dreams for the purpose of improvement." By giving voice to voiceless people, John Steinbeck lived up to the challenge he set for himself.

It was written by John Steinbeck who himself was born in Salinas in 1902.
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However, there are also some other representatives who prefer to be objective as a writer, and from my perspective, John Steinbeck should be one of them.


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