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 are commenting using your Facebook account. Like all good capitalists, Mr. It really illustrates perfectly the “cost” of work, in terms of the time taken away from other activities, from family, from friends.

Winthrop presumably returns to New York to search out new ventures, never having learned what the Indian really weaves into his baskets. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Citations are based awsembly reference standards. Where travven 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 assemvly his baskets are made with ‘song in them and with travem of my soul. He sees that Mr. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. But, alas, the Indian has made his own calculations, and has reached a very different conclusion. Winthrop returns a second time to the Mexican village to present the Indian with his business scheme: Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.


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Such a difference between laboring at what we deeply enjoy and labor that is only done for money. I know, I love trven, too. Your rating has been recorded. This site uses cookies. Black Eye Press, I would consider asking some questions about markets and national borders.

You get really good at one part of the product; but no song or soul. But I think that is actually part of its formal stance–it refuses to be consumed. And if they leave much to be desired, then that desire is ours also. If you read the story, it has a very “simple” feel to it. First I would note that the businessman can take his money across the border into Mexico, and then take the baskets back across the border to New York.

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Draw your own conclusions and share them with me. Each basket requires painstaking labor. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! He patiently explains that if he were to weave ten thousand baskets, he would have no time to tend to his crops and to his land, and he would have to go to the village to purchase and acquire all of his needs.

Is this arrangement fair? Winthrop are, after all, not meant to be realistic, well-rounded characters—rather they are intended to be figures from which something can be learned for our own world. In that item carries the spirit of it’s maker. Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private. Yesterday I returned to teaching after four years of retirement. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

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

Each would look like the other with no difference whatever and such a thing would slowly eat up my heart. Share your thoughts with other customers. The Indian and Mr. Winthrop had paid for one.

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