The Harvest - Summary Summary & Analysis

Tomás Rivera
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"The Harvest" is Tomas Rivera's short story about a migrant worker named Don Trine whose love for the land he works is more powerful than any amount of backbreaking toil.

The story begins at the "end of September and the beginning of October," and the story's narrator describes the migrant workers talking about the end of work in this part of the country and their imminent return to Texas. The workers talk about the harvest and whether or not they will return to this area again next year.

Some of the workers begin to take long walks around the fields, particularly Don Trine, who walks every afternoon by himself and makes it very clear that he does not want anyone to join him. Some of the other workers discuss the mission of Don's walks and cannot understand why he wants to walk alone all the...

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