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Friendship in Cannery Row

Summary: In his novel Cannery Row, John Steinbeck presents the theme that friendship is vitally important in enjoying an enlightening and delightful life. Steinbeck effectively uses symbolism and events to prove his theme.

John Steinbeck uses his book Cannery Row to show how friendship is imperative for a delightful life. He uses symbolism and events to prove his theme.

One of the events that occur in Cannery Row is evidence for John Steinbeck's theme of how friendship is important for a happier life. During this point of John Steinbeck's novel, Mack and his group of friends talk about how nice Doc, the local marine biologist, is to him. Mac also tells his group of friend's examples of Doc's kindness toward him. Steinbeck (1945) page 39 writes, "Mack nodded his head soberly. "That Doc is a real nice fella," he said. "He'll give you a quarter anytime. When I cut myself he put on a new bandage every day. A real nice fella." These lines show how Mack is grateful to Doc because of his frequent acts of kindness. Mack also appreciates...

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