Shoeless Joe Essay | Themes of Shoeless Joe, Religion and Dreams

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Themes of Shoeless Joe, Religion and Dreams

Summary: The themes of religion, faith, baseball, and making your dreams come true all underline the story of Shoeless Joe. The novel was written by W.P. Kinsella in 1982. The story Ray Kinsella, a Iowa farmer, who builds a full size base ball field in his corn fields.
The novel Shoeless Joe was written by W.P. Kinsella in 1982. The story Ray Kinsella, a Iowa farmer, who builds a full size base ball field in his corn fields because a mysterious voice who he calls his "announcer" told him to. Shoeless Joe is depicts a man's love for baseball and the will to make your dreams come true.

Ray Kinsella has a undying love for the game of baseball. "In stead of nursery rhymes, I was raised on the story of the Black Sox Scandal." He would study the players, appreciate and was "no stranger to the Encyclopedia of baseball" The story emphasizes the beauty and elegance that is baseball, down to the "cool as mint" grass. Baseball plays the theme of religion in the story. " A ball park at night is more like a church than a church." Instead of...

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