The "Grapes of Wrath"

The "Grapes of Wrath"

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Steinbeck wrote this book to bring into the spotlight the plight of migrant workers. In The Grapes of Wrath a migrant family travels from the Oklahoma Dust Bowl to California only to be exploited by the agricultural system. The ferocity of resulting attacks on Steinbeck and his politics point to the truth and power of the stories told in this novel.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 132 x 206 x 8mm | 117.93g
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
  • Cliffs Notes Inc.,U.S.
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 0764585967
  • 9780764585968
  • 414,452

About Kelly McGrath Vicek

Kelly McGrath Vlcek is completing her Masters degree in American Literature very close to Steinbeck country along the central coast of California. She is currently teaching junior high language arts and literature classes.
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Steinbeck wrote this book to bring into the spotlight the plight of migrant workers. In "The Grapes of Wrath" a migrant family travels from the Oklahoma Dust Bowl to California only to be exploited by the agricultural system. The ferocity of resulting attacks on Steinbeck and his politics point to the truth and power of the stories told in this novel.
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Table of contents

Introduction. Life and Background of the Author. Introduction to the Novel. Critical Commentaries. Chapters One - Thirty. Character Analyses. Critical Essays. CliffsNotes Review. CliffsNotes Resource Center. Index.
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