10, Baskets: Based on “Assembly Line” a Short Story by B. Traven. Front Cover. Lonnie Burstein Hewitt, Penny Bernal. McGraw-Hill, – Language Arts . Chapter Maker/Worker/Profit-Maker: B. Traven’s “Assembly Line”. Creativity is one of the basic needs and satisfactions of a good life. The ancient Greek word. In B. Traven’s short story “Assembly Line,” we encounter an Indian peasant who spends most of his time cultivating crops for himself and his.

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Each basket requires painstaking labor.

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But I think that is actually part of its formal stance–it refuses to be consumed. I know, I love this, too. Write a customer review.

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And if they leave much to be desired, then that desire is ours also. Thanks for commenting on the post. He negotiates a steal-of-a-deal with bb store—certain that the Indian would be more than willing to participate in the exchange. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. In the end of their encounter, the Indian in the story escapes an unpleasant outcome, though it appears that neither the Indian nor Mr.


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Where as when some one makes the gift wheather it be baked goods or some other household itemit’s more touching from the heart that they actulaly took the time. I also love the way the indian explains that his baskets are made with ‘song in them and with bits of my soul. Upon returning to New York, like a good businessman, he comes up with a profitable scheme: The Indian possesses a small piece of property on which to produce what he needs, and beyond that, he can make a small income from the sale of his baskets.

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English Choose a language for shopping. Would you also like to submit a review for this item? Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: And not only is he maximizing his profits, he is even helping the Indian escape his unfortunate existence selling baskets door-to-door in the village! Would you like to tell us about a lower price?


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The Indian simply says goodbye and returns to his simple but demanding labor, while Mr. Please verify that you are not a robot. The pain of not being realized. It’s not fast-paced, there’s no twists-and-turns, or shocking surprises. I have one particular memory of my earlier experience teaching this course and using the first edition of this assemblt it is now in the fourth edition. Draw your own conclusions and share them with me.

Would you say that Traven is weaving the story in the way travven the man is making his baskets?

10,000 baskets : based on “Assembly line” a short story by B. Traven

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East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Share your thoughts with other customers. To a person, the students who felt no exploitation occurred in the story were Business majors.