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  • 25 pages
  • Junius Maltby
  • John Steinbeck
  • 08 March 2018

10 thoughts on “Junius Maltby

  1. Katie R. Herring Katie R. Herring says:

    This short story is found at the end of The Red Pony, and it was probably my favorite part of the whole novel


  2. Jamie Pinkerton Jamie Pinkerton says:

    I found this short story at the end of The Red Pony It was so good Hell even I wanted to sit under a syca The Maltby s may have been poor but they had so so much I m going to have to try and find The Pastures of Heaven now.


  3. Brittany Brittany says:

    Great short story by Steinbeck involving a young boy, Robbie, and his father, Junius They live in poverty, but are content They spend their days enjoying life without material goods When Robbie attends school, the kids don t make fun of him as expected, but embrace him because of his personality Someome donates clothes and shoes to Robbie and it isn t until then that he realizes he is poor Junius eventually goes back to being an accountant to have a better economic standing Overall, its a Great short story by Steinbeck involving a young boy, Robbie, and his father, Junius They live in poverty, but are content They spend their days enjoying life without material goods When Robbie attends school, the kids don t make fun of him as expected, but embrace him because of his personality Someome donates clothes and shoes to Robbie and it isn t until then that he realizes he is poor Junius eventually goes back to being an accountant to have a better economic standing Overall, its a good story about how you can be happy and content without the things that most people think u need although in the end they give in to society s expectations


  4. Paul Perrea Paul Perrea says:

    Junius Maltby, In the genre of short 25 pages stories which can start to teach young people empathy, compassion, sympathy and non materialist views this is probably the best It is obscure, usually not included published in the collection which it was originally written for, hence a difficult to find piece I would rate this along with Peter Taylor s Dean of Men as the best pieces I ever read growing up Robbie Maltby is the character to be followed.


  5. Cristina Cristina says:

    Mine was in the back of The Red Pony, and I was so grateful Junius Maltby was such a surprising gift I fell in love with Robbie, and I hope I feel and act and understand as well as Miss Morgan, truly she is one of the best characters I ve ever met, and at the same time, I don t really need to know anyabout her.


  6. Sam Sam says:

    Great short story that will really make you feel something Touches on the loss of innocence and social classes Very worth the forty five minutes it takes to read.


  7. Brenda Cregor Brenda Cregor says:

    A sweet tale of dreams acquired but seemingly at the expense of others and then dreams lost because of othersor maybe I didn t understand Steinback at all.


  8. Jolanta (knygupe) Jolanta (knygupe) says:

    Sis apsakymas tiesiai i desimtuka Brilliant


  9. Bella Flynn Bella Flynn says:

    Awh, they were so happy This has a beautiful moral but a long way of getting to it.


  10. Brent Jones Brent Jones says:

    The first question to ask is why is it Steinbeck made this a separate short story in his book, The Pastures of Heaven and also in, The Red Pony If you know this up front it makes it evensurprising to find out the main character, Janius Maltby, loves to read fiction, and this fact seems to be connected to the fact that he is a lazy bounder He especially likes to read Robert Louis Stevenson, but is that something that were told and is redemptive All this leads to another question why The first question to ask is why is it Steinbeck made this a separate short story in his book, The Pastures of Heaven and also in, The Red Pony If you know this up front it makes it evensurprising to find out the main character, Janius Maltby, loves to read fiction, and this fact seems to be connected to the fact that he is a lazy bounder He especially likes to read Robert Louis Stevenson, but is that something that were told and is redemptive All this leads to another question why is Steinbeck connecting reading fiction to this guys failed life Maltby works as an accountant in San Francisco, but his doctor tells him drier weather may help his respiratory illness He moves South and lives with a widow on her ranch, eventually marrying her and having a son The widow lets her hired help go but gets no help from Maltby, who just reads and enjoys his life of ease The ranch goes to pot and the family is broke, with not enough food or even clothes The widow and her children get sick from their poor diet and die of disease.Maltby and his only son, Robbie, survive living with little food and ragged clothes His poor son goes to school barefoot and in rags while he lays around, reads and has fancy discussions with whomever will listen Robbie is exposed to all this discussion and develops his own vivid imagination In spite of appearance, being dressed in rags, Robbie becomes a natural leader at school with the other children and they even start dressing like he does, even tearing holes in their clothes The boy s teacher seems to like Maltby romantically and doesn t press the boy to change but the school board steps in and gives the boy some new shoes, clothes and their insight into what he should be doing This only leads to the boy seeing himself, for the first time as someone who is poor and who should be ashamed Eventually from the influence of the teacher, Maltby and his son start to dress better and get cleaned up but the influence leads them to decide to go back to San Francisco Maltby will in the future spend his life in boring work with poor health but he will to do the best he can for Robbie So why did they go back to San Francisco Maltby and Robbie are very different characters Maltby ignored what society wanted and Robbie was a leader despite his poverty Both lives were impacted by poverty, one innocent of what it meant and the other blind to the effects Robbie will likely do well in the future More on this short story at www.connectedeventsmatter.com


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Junius Maltby☄ [PDF / Epub] ☃ Junius Maltby By John Steinbeck ✓ – Thomashillier.co.uk Featured at the end of The Red Pony, Junius Maltby is a short story that concerns Junius and his son This short story is taken from one of Steinbeck s early works, The Pastures of Heaven Featured at the end of The Red Pony, Junius Maltby is a short story that concerns Junius and his son This short story is taken from one of Steinbeck s early works, The Pastures of Heaven.


About the Author: John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck III was an American writer He wrote the Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Grapes of Wrath, published in and the novella Of Mice and Men, published in In all, he wrote twenty five books, including sixteen novels, six non fiction books and several collections of short stories In Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize for LiteratureSteinbeck grew up in the Salinas Valley region of California, a culturally diverse place of rich migratory and immigrant history This upbringing imparted a regionalistic flavor to his writing, giving many of his works a distinct sense of place Steinbeck moved briefly to New York City, but soon returned home to California to begin his career as a writer Most of his earlier work dealt with subjects familiar to him from his formative years An exception was his first novel Cup of Gold which concerns the pirate Henry Morgan, whose adventures had captured Steinbeck s imagination as a childIn his subsequent novels, Steinbeck found aauthentic voice by drawing upon direct memories of his life in California Later he used real historical conditions and events in the first half of th century America, which he had experienced first hand as a reporter Steinbeck often populated his stories with struggling characters his works examined the lives of the working class and migrant workers during the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression His later body of work reflected his wide range of interests, including marine biology, politics, religion, history, and mythology One of his last published works was Travels with Charley, a travelogue of a road trip he took in to rediscover America He died in in New York of a heart attack and his ashes are interred in SalinasSeventeen of his works, including The Grapes of Wrath , Cannery Row , The Pearl , and East of Eden , went on to become Hollywood films, and Steinbeck also achieved success as a Hollywood writer, receiving an Academy Award nomination for Best Story in for Alfred Hitchcock s Lifeboat.