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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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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. 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 assemgly of his needs. Winthrop presumably returns to New York to search out new ventures, never having learned what the Indian really weaves into his baskets.

To a person, the students who felt no exploitation occurred in the story were Business majors. 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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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. But I think that is actually part of its formal stance–it refuses to be consumed. Get fast, taven shipping with Amazon Prime. Product details Paperback Publisher: That was a great story and so true in the long run.

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

travej He fervently counts and calculates the numbers that will make him rich—and by the logic of capital, happy. He finds quality plants and insects to create the richly-colored days. Drama Textbooks Textbooks for foreign speakers Document Type: If I were to make them in great numbers there would no longer be my soul in each, or my songs. This is in contrast to the assembly line type of labor where workers add or make one small piece of the finished product where the goal is speed and efficiency.

The grand business scheme is good only for the capitalists! Dreams, throbs, and poems left unsung—what do these share? If you read the ,ine, it has a very “simple” feel to it.


AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Would you say that Traven is weaving the story in the way that the man is making his baskets? Though he works hard to produce what he needs and he earns little income, his life has a spirit that he would not easily give up.

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Your request to send this item has been completed. The Indian possesses a small piece of property on which v produce what he needs, and beyond that, he can make a small income from the sale of his baskets. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.