Analysis Of The Grapes Of Wrath By John Steinbeck

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As an author writes their story, their ideas don’t just come from thin air. These things that they write about stem from their personal experiences and views. John Steinbeck wasn’t any different in this sense. In fact, The Grapes of Wrath draws many parallels to Steinbeck’s own life. While writing the book, he took these things into account, and applied them to the Joads and those around them. The American people didn’t take kindly to Grapes immediately. He was met with criticism and called a “red sympathizer”. Despite what the critics said, Steinbeck continued to write, and as time progressed, people started to realize what his stories actually entailed. Steinbeck was born in Salinas, California in 1902. Unlike many people around him, he
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