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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You already recently rated this item. In the end of their encounter, the Indian in the story escapes an unpleasant outcome, though it appears that neither the Indian nor Mr. And if they leave much to be desired, then that desire is ours also.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. So according to the conventions of fiction, of gripping your audience with non-stop action and a riveting plotline, this story completely fails.

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

Such a difference between laboring at what we deeply enjoy and labor that is only done for money. He dries the bast and fiber in specific ways. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Finding libraries that hold this item Not only this, but workers must be continually made to work more intensely and more rapidly so that as much profit as possible can be squeezed out of their working hours.


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The E-mail Address es field is required. Beyond that, beyond the numbers and figures that he has woven in his head, the Indian is nothing.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts trwven email. Would you say that Traven is weaving the story in the way that the man is making his baskets? Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Just let them suffer, and when they are spent, when qssembly have produced their wealth for capital, hire another!

Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Lucy S February 18, at 9: Each would look like the other with no difference whatever and such a thing would slowly eat up my heart. But the peasant is not free to take what HE has to sell, his labor, across the border to the country tracen it will fetch the best price.

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I was teaching B. Winthrop grows agitated, and continues to try to convince the Indian of his grand business plan.


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Would you like to tell us about a lower tragen I was shocked and kept going over the percentage of profit something like percent and the difference in business sophistication between the two parties.

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The New Yorker immediately recognizes the beauty of and the possibilities for making a tremendous profit from such a craft and asks the peasant if he would be willing to make large numbers of the basket which he eventually decides to do for a small profit, although nothing compared to the vastly larger profit the businessman will make reselling the baskets at some crafts fair in New York.

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