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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Write a customer review. You may send this item to up to five recipients. On the assembly line of the united capitalists, the more workers produce, the less each product costs to the capitalist. Home About Help Search.

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In that item azsembly the spirit of it’s maker. Preview this item Preview this item. Yesterday I returned to teaching after four years of retirement. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Just let them suffer, and when they are spent, when they have produced their wealth for capital, hire another! Like all good capitalists, Mr.


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

He fervently counts and calculates the numbers that will make him rich—and by the logic of capital, happy. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. 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 all of his needs. Such a cultured man is this Trzven.

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The New Yorker immediately recognizes the beauty of and the possibilities for making a tremendous profit from such a craft and asks the peasant if he would be willing to make large numbers of the basket which he eventually decides to do for a small profit, although nothing compared to the vastly larger profit the businessman will make reselling the baskets at some crafts fair in New York.

Amir February 19, at 9: If you read the story, it has a very “simple” feel to it.

It really illustrates perfectly the “cost” of work, in terms of the time taken away from other activities, from family, from friends. Create a free website or blog at WordPress. He sees that Mr.

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And not only is he maximizing his profits, he is even helping the Indian escape his unfortunate existence selling baskets door-to-door in the village! And if they leave much to be desired, then that desire is ours also.


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How could that be, thinks the goodly astonished businessman? Upon returning to New York, like a good businessman, he comes up with a profitable scheme: If I were to make them in great numbers there would no longer be my soul in each, or my songs. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. Product details Paperback Publisher: Post was not sent – check your email addresses!