This study guide will help you analyze the short story “Breakfast” by John Steinbeck. You can also find a summary of the text, as well as inspiration for interpreting it.
Presentation of the text
Title: “Breakfast” 
Author: John Steinbeck
Genre: Short story
John Steinbeck (1902-1968) was a Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning American writer known for his novels such as The Grapes of Wrath, Of Mice and Men, and East of Eden. Steinbeck served as a war correspondent during World War II. His works often deal with economic and social issues, such as the struggles of migrant workers. Steinbeck's short story “Breakfast” was published in 1938 in a collection of 12 short stories titled “The Long Valley”.
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