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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If you read the story, it has a very “simple” feel to it.

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He patiently explains that if he were to weave ten thousand baskets, he would have no time to tend to trave crops and to his land, and he would have to go to the village to purchase and acquire all of his needs. You get really good at one part of the product; but no song or soul.

Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item On the assembly line of the united capitalists, the more workers produce, the less each product costs to the capitalist. Home About Radical Teacher. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Though he works hard to produce what lins needs and he earns little income, his life has a spirit teaven he would not easily give up.


Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Posted by aasembly at sssembly The Indian possesses a small piece of property on which to produce what he needs, and beyond that, he can make a small income from the sale of his baskets. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Advanced Search Find a Library. Citations are based on reference standards. Preview this item Preview this item.

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The promise of money is the only promise he is good for—but not the promise of friendship or honesty. Black Eye Press, To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. Write a review Rate this item: To a person, the students who felt no exploitation occurred in the story were Business majors.

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It really illustrates perfectly the “cost” of work, in terms of the time taken away from other activities, from family, from friends. Winthrop grows agitated, and continues to try to convince the Indian of his grand business plan.

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

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