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What is an allegory?
· a story with a second distinct meaning
partially hidden behind its literal meaning…read more

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Candy's dog's shooting ­ how is this an
allegory for the lives of the migrants?
What is Steinbeck telling the reader about the prospects of weaker
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· At last Candy said softly and hopelessly, `Awright ­
take `im.'
· `Look Slim's bitch got a litter right now. I bet Slim
would give you one of them pups to raise up,
wouldn't you Slim?"
· `He ain't no good to you, Candy. An' he ain't no good
to himself. Why'n't you shoot him, Candy.'
· `He don't have no fun,' Carlson insisted. `And he
stinks to beat hell. Tell you what. I'll shoot him for
you. Then it won't be you that does it.'…read more

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