Cannery Row | Study Guide

John Steinbeck

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Overview

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Author

John Steinbeck

Year Published

1945

Type

Novel

Genre

Comedy

Perspective and Narrator

Cannery Row is told from the perspective of an omniscient third-person narrator.

Tense

Cannery Row is written in the past tense, although the preface is written in the present tense.

About the Title

Cannery Row is the name the author gives to an area on the coast of Monterey, California, occupied mainly by fish canneries. The author grew up close by and spent much of his adult life living just blocks from this street, which has since been officially named "Cannery Row" after the novel's success gave it notoriety.

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