Plum Pickers by Barrio Raymond
In the passage The Plum Plum Pickers, Barrio Raymond suggests that society caste and how difference between two different classes in the community world. The author used imagery exploring and comparison to support his idea. For example “There had to be an end. There had to be. There –trapped. There had to be a way out. Locked. There had to be a respite. Animal. The buckets and the crates kept piling up higher. Brute. He felt alone. Through surrounded by other pickers. Beast. Though he was perspiring heavily, his shirt was powder dry. Savage.” The protagonist named Manual, he like an animal, work in the whole day. The author choice the word “animal, brute, beast” to show the character work very hard. And the agonist “He was actually the shrewdest, smartest, richest cannibal in the forth countries around.” The author used the word “cannibal” to show that the owner was a evil. They exploring the worker, and he also used “shrewdest, smartest, and richest.” That also gives us a message to know the owner explore people.
“The hot dry air. The hot dry air sucking every drop of living moisture from his brute body.” “How could anyone know he did to his own people? And the what did the gueros care? So the angle growers and guero executives. Smiling in their cool filtered offices, puffing their elegant thin cigars. Washes their clean blon bloodless dirt less hands of the matter.” The author set up the compares the two difference classes. How the worker work hard like an animal and how the owner just sit, die and enjoy the things that other people work. The picker work in the whole day. The only got half hour to have lunch the quote showing he work hard and very need something to drink. The author also used the symbol to show that is the worker’s desert. He needs a break. And
The owner sit in the air conditional office. The author make that comparison, because he want to tell us no matter how harel they work , they still not get their value still cheap.
“The pickers work hard, but the owner still want to explore to them. “Now, I must take two cents from every bucket, I’m sorry. There was miscegenation. Everybody understands. Everybody. The quote telling us that the owner explore to the picker. They work for whole day. Only half hour to take break, but the owner still want to take two cents from their wages.
In the end of the story, the main character Manuel was against to the owner. “You promised to take nothing.” Manuel heard himself saying. Everyone turned in astonishment to stare at Manuel.” They have to against to the owner they only want to get their money back. That was the owner has to pay to them.
The author used many comparison in the text to showing how difference between the different class in the community world, and how the rich people explore the poor people. Actually there is a society caste.