The Grapes Of Wrath: Symbolic Characters
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Struggling through such things as the depression, the Dust Bowl summers,
and trying to provide for their own families, which included finding somewhere
to travel to where life would be safe. Such is the story of the Joads. The
Joads were the main family in John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, a ....
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.... be looked at when viewing the
symbolic nature is that of the characters created by Steinbeck and how even the
smallest facets of their person lead to a much larger meaning. The first goal
that Steinbeck had in mind, was to appeal to the common Midwesterner at that
time. The best way to go about doing this was to focus on one of the two things
that nearly all migrants had in common, which was religion and hardships.
Steinbeck creates a story about the journey of a family and mirrors it to that ....
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