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The Grapes of Wrath First Published In 1939, Steinbeck S Pulitzer Prize Winning Epic Of The Great Depression Chronicles The Dust Bowl Migration Of The 1930s And Tells The Story Of One Oklahoma Farm Family, The Joads, Driven From Their Homestead And Forced To Travel West To The Promised Land Of California Out Of Their Trials And Their Repeated Collisions Against The Hard Realities Of An America Divided Into Haves And Have Nots Evolves A Drama That Is Intensely Human Yet Majestic In Its Scale And Moral Vision, Elemental Yet Plainspoken, Tragic But Ultimately Stirring In Its Human Dignity A Portrait Of The Conflict Between The Powerful And The Powerless, Of One Man S Fierce Reaction To Injustice, And Of One Woman S Stoical Strength, The Novel Captures The Horrors Of The Great Depression And Probes The Very Nature Of Equality And Justice In America Sensitive To Fascist And Communist Criticism, Steinbeck Insisted That The Battle Hymn Of The Republic Be Printed In Its Entirety In The First Edition Of The Book Which Takes Its Title From The First Verse He Is Trampling Out The Vintage Where The Grapes Of Wrath Are Stored As Don DeLillo Has Claimed, Steinbeck Shaped A Geography Of Conscience With This Novel Where There Is Something At Stake In Every Sentence Beyond That For Emotional Urgency, Evocative Power, Sustained Impact, Prophetic Reach, And Continued Controversy The Grapes Of Wrath Is Perhaps The Most American Of American Classics.


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10 thoughts on “The Grapes of Wrath

  1. says:

    Whenever I revisit a classic I m struck by how muchI get out of it now than I did when I was 24 or 19 or, God forbid, 15 Giving a book like the Grapes of Wrath to a 15 year old serves largely to put them off fine literature for the rest of their lives The depth of understanding and compassion for the human condition as communicated by a book like this is simply unfathomable to those who haven t lived much life yet, but after you ve gotten a healthy dose of living, it comes across like fi Whenever I revisit a classic I m struck by how muchI get out of it now than I did when I was 24 or 19 or, God forbid, 15 Giving a book like the Grapes of Wrath to a 15 year old serves largely to put them off fine literature for the rest of their lives The depth of understanding and compassion for the human condition as communicated by a book like this is simply unfathomable to those who haven t lived much life yet, but after you ve gotten a healthy dose of living, it comes across like fine music to a trained ear My heart doesn t bleed for the Joads today as it might have 25 years ago Yes, it s grim and unfair, but it s no longer shocking or disturbing, and I can see now that Steinbeck didn t intend sensationalism to be the main point What he s about is revealing the human dignity, the innate goodness and unbreakable pride of these people, and by extension the American people in general, som...


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    If you are an American you need to read The Grapes of Wrath It scares the poop out of me because, my fellow Americans, we are repeating history If live anywhere else read it as well as a guide for what not to do.In the Grapes of Wrath Mr Steinbeck tells the tale of the first great depression through the Joad family from Oklahoma, who has been displaced from their family farm through no fault of their own You see, there was a big bad drought which made farming impossible In those days the fa If you are an American you need to read The Grapes of Wrath It scar...


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    ENGLISH The Grapes of Wrath ITALIANOThe Great Depression, told through the journey of one of the many families of farmers fallen on hard times in the 1930s The exhausting search for work, food and a roof over the head, put a strain on human dignity, and degrade the soul, making unexpected even genuine attitudes of solidarity by those who share the same destiny But hunger and very poor living conditions sow grains of desperation, from which gems of gall immediately sprout In the souls of the ENGLISH The Grapes of Wrath ITALIANOThe Great Depression, told through the journey of one of the many families of farmers fallen on hard times in the 1930s The exhausting search for work, food and a roof over the head, put a strain on human dignity, and degrade the soul, making unexpected even genuine attitudes of solidarity by those who share the same destiny But hunger and very poor living conditions sow grains of desperation, from which gems of gall immediately sprout In the souls...


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    In the souls of the people the grapes of wrath are filling and growing heavy, growing heavy for the vintage.This book really gets my goat Those poor, dirty Joads So poor and so, so dirty After being displaced from their Oklahoma farm following the Dust Bowl storms that wreck their crops and cause them to default on their loans, the Joads find themselves a family of migrants in search of work and food They join a stream of hundreds of thousands of other migrant families across the United Stat In the souls of the people the grapes of wrath are filling and growing heavy, growing heavy for the vintage.This book really gets my goat Those poor, dirty Joads So poor and so, so dirty After being displaced from their Oklahoma farm following the Dust Bowl storms...


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    Review contains a partial spoiler If you read enough reviews, you ll notice that most of the people who gave this book 1 or 2 stars had to read the book for a high school class Most of the 4 and 5 star ratings came from those who read it as adults I recommend listening to those who read it as adults Many people hate the ending, but I thought it was great Creepy Yes, but there was an immense amount of beauty and generosity in that creepy little ending At one point in the story, Ma tol Ros Review contains a partial spoiler If you read enough reviews, you ll notice that most of the people who gave this book 1 or 2 stars had to read the book for a high school class Most of the 4 and 5 star ratings came from those who read it as adults I recommend listening to those who read it as adults Many people hate the ending, but I thought it was great Creepy Yes, but there was an immense amount of beauty and generosity in that creepy little ending At one point in the story, Ma tol Rosasharn that it ain t all about her most high school kids think everything is all about them, which is probably one reason they couldn t enjoy this book or most other classics they are forced to read Realizing this at the very end made Rosasharn crack her first smile in ages at least that s my take on the mysterious smile I wasn t disappointed in the lac...


  7. says:

    Man made environmental catastrophe and its in human cost a study in inequality and injustice Imagine having to leave your country because it is a wasteland created by a decade of dust storms Imagine having nowhere to go, but still crossing the desert in hope of finding a future after your past was wiped out by human failure, greed and environmental carelessness Imagine not being welcome when you arrive, with nothing but what your family vehicle can carry How can we live without our liv Man made environmental catastrophe and its in human cost a study in inequality and injustice Imagine having to leave y...


  8. says:

    Me ha encantado Ganadora del Pulitzer en 1940 no me extra a nada y terriblemente pol mica Con la industrializaci n masiva de la agricultura, sus enormes costos e inversiones, millones de agricultores quedaron en la m s absoluta ruina Un drama sobre la emigraci n, la miseria, la explotaci n humana La eterna b squeda de la felicidad no vamos todos tras ella y el para so, el ed n en este caso California Una tierra de la que supuestamente mana leche y miel Pero la familia Joad, igual de Me ha encantado Ganadora del Pulitzer en 1940 no me extra a nada y terriblemente pol mica Con la industrializaci n masiva de la agricultura, sus enormes costos e inversiones, millones de agricultores quedaron en la m s absoluta ruina Un drama sobre la emigraci n, la miseria, la explotaci n humana La eterna b squeda de la felicidad no vamos todos tras ella y el para so, el ed n en este caso California Una tierra de la que supuestamente mana leche y miel Pero la familia Joad, igual de tozuda que la tortuga simb lica que aparece varias veces, se da de bruces con la realidad Despu s de un viaje plagado de obst culos California no es lo que esperaban Y d nde est el sue o americano Aunque quiero dejarlo claro, esta novela no es un panfleto comunista como la tildaron muchos en su momento Es un libro que habla sobre los derechos fundamentales de los seres humanos comida, un techo, trabajo...


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    592 The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck 1977 1328 520 1346 624 1351 658 1356 1357 20 592 The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck 1977 1328 520 1346 624 1351 658 1356 1357 20 1939 1940519


  10. says:

    How can you frighten a man whose hunger is not only in his own cramped stomach but in the wretched bellies of his childrenThe Grapes of Wrath won John Steinbeck both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize, firmly engraving his name on the stone tablet featuring the canon of Great American Writers Published in 1939, it is arguably Steinbeck s best known work and is still widely read today Admirers praised Steinbeck for writing an epic tale of Biblical proportions, singing songs of th How can you frighten a man whose hunger is not only in his own cramped stomach...


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