Casy: The Joad Family

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The motif for Casey 's behavior, is due to the fact that he was extremely depressed, and feels like he has been a burden for the Joad family through the journey to California. Not to mention, he stated that if they take him into jail it won 't affect nobody, due to he is lonely, and according to him he has no purpose. However, he exclaimed if Al stayed they would arrest him, therefore creating many odious predicaments for his family, being that the officer would question Al’s family, and arrest Tom, due to he broke parole. In the end, the motive for Casy taking the liability that he is culpable for harming the officer, is due to he does not want to affect the Joad family in any possible
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