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What is an example of a flashback in The Pearl?

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What is an example of a flashback in The Pearl?

The Pearl:

In the novella The Pearl by John Steinbeck, a poor fisherman finds a pearl that could bring incredible wealth to his family. Instead, the pearl leads to great tragedy.

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In literature, a flashback is when an author moves the narrative to an earlier place in time to provide background information. A flashback interrupts...

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Analysis of The Pearl by John Steinbeck

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