A Deal in Wheat: And Other Stories of the New and Old West

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  • Paperback
  • 140 pages
  • A Deal in Wheat: And Other Stories of the New and Old West
  • Frank Norris
  • English
  • 13 June 2018
  • 9781426437861

About the Author: Frank Norris

Benjamin Franklin Norris, Jr was an American novelist, during the Progressive Era, writing predominantly in the naturalist genre His notable works include McTeague 1899 , The Octopus A California Story 1901 , and The Pit 1903 Although he did not openly support socialism as a political system, his work nevertheless evinces a socialist mentality and influenced socialist progressive writers s

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10 thoughts on “A Deal in Wheat: And Other Stories of the New and Old West

  1. Julie Mercer says:


  2. Carrie says:

    Loved the ending of this short story.

  3. Navid says:

    A Deal in Wheat vs To Build a Fire As both stories, To build a fire by Jack London and A Deal in Wheat by Frank Norris, are naturalist short stories, I would like to provide a brief and general comparison and contrast between them.First thing to point to is the tone As a feature of naturalism, tones of both stories are expected to be objective and distant however, the tone of To build a Fire seems to be objective as if a scientist was conducting an experiment and taking notes of the observations.Next, traces of determinism can be found in both stories Despite the attempts of the protagonists of both stories to survive and save their hides at the end, they both fail The main character of To Build a Fire fails to overcome the forces of the nature and environment, and Sam Lewiston of A Deal in Wheat fails to take capitalism s blows and stay tall.In addition, both stories share some similarities regarding the characters In both stories the main characters are male Further, both stories revolve around ordinary peopl...

  4. Christina (TinyTinaTales) says:

    2 5 StarsThis was an interesting one The use of the bear and the bull to give meaning to the kind of cut throat nature that businesses and the economy can play in people s lives was done really well However, that was the only thing that interested me about it, and there wasn t much there I am just personally not a huge fan of reading about how one business does something and then impacts everything e...

  5. Randy Tramp says:

    A short story of wheat dealers.This one had a great lesson What happens when greed and trickery happens Great story