Gaston. (). William Saroyan. (August 31, – May 18, ). Notes. This short story was first published in The Atlantic Monthly in The significance of William Saroyan’s short story “Gaston” is that it shows the importance of judging people by their inner qualities instead of their outward. Gaston by William Saroyan. William Saroyan was an American dramatist and author. His characters are always simple and not very happy as a.

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When the daughter realizes how useless and wrong he is, he is put out of his misery quickly.

Analysis of Gaston W. Saroyan

At the moment they are eating peaches they have found a flawed one with a small bug inside of it. Return to Book Page. No trivia or quizzes yet. Edith G added it Sep 17, His arms were covered with the same hair, only it was a little lighter and thinner. X Lihat profil lengkapku.

The fathers fear of losing his daughter and or making her unhappy is very strong. Samantha marked it as to-read Mar 29, Five years later, the family reunited in Fresno, where his mother, Takoohi, secured work at a cannery. Many of Saroyan’s stories were based on his childhood experiences among the Armenian-American fruit growers of the San Joaquin Valley, or dealt with the rootlessness of the immigrant.

He wore blue slicks, but no shoes and socks instead He was barefoot. An intriguing read, I must say.


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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Notice that many words in the story are offered with new, unconventional, or complex meanings.

Study Questions Notice that many words in the story are offered with new, unconventional, or complex meanings. What a Girl Wants.

In short, she wants not to cry. Elizabeth added it Sep 07, Among some ideas that we have mentioned in class, the story is about.

So the author put a sense of an oxymoron or sarogan in the same time to the very title of text cause we realize that usual bug cannot have such a history. In order to thrive and to fit in where she lives, she has had to prioritize her desires. Armen Markossyan rated it really liked it May 30, At the age of three, after his father’s death, Saroyan was placed in the orphanage in Oakland, California, together with his brother and sister, an experience he later described in his writing.

The atmosphere of the story is rather pathetic. Eli is currently reading it Dec 06, Extend your consideration of looking and seeing further to include not only the literal like looking at and seeing the peach or Gastonbut also the figurative like observing and understanding a concept such as the girl coming to terms with ideas and beliefs while with her father, and then later on the phone with her mother. When the father places him on the plate, a empty white ggaston, along with the two peach halves that once gave him security.


Most heartbreakingly, it is a loss of physical and emotional personal contact that is careful and attentive, to the triumph of a superficial, removed charade of connection that is categorical, rote, and heartless. Aug 22, Eric Youm rated willizm it was amazing.

The father and the daughter in the story are spending quality bonding time during the frame of the story.

“Gaston” by William Saroyan

You may opt to make your date of birth private. His arms were covered with the same hair, only it was a little lighter and thinner. I believe that when he states “the poor fellow hasn’t got a home, and there he is with all that pure design and handsome form, and nowhere to go” 62he talks about his self.

The father and daughter plays an important role in this story. August 31, — May 18, It is a story about loss. williak

Mina Badie added it May 01, Viola Astorga marked it as to-read Aug 25, Obitwone Kanobi marked it as to-read Oct 05, Anderson is currently reading it Oct 09, He wore a blue-and-white striped jersey instead of a shirt and tie, and no coat. The most important thing is what her mother wants, not what she wants.