Was he Dorvad the lazy mate as Gladys so fictionalized him?
fictionalized version of the actual events.
fictionalized account of a possible event, but Cooper apparently sees it as factual.
fictionalized autobiography of his early years, with the names changed.
In typical Hollywood style, it has been heavily fictionalized.
The textbook would give him facts but the fictionalized account by Steinbeck would help him empathize with the people and make the event more real.
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