Grapes Of Wrath Isolation Analysis

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Have you ever felt like you didn’t belong because of how you identify yourself? People all over the world have gone through something like this once in their lives. But we shouldn’t see people for just a certain thing or we shouldn’t define them as one thing. In the book, The Grapes of Wrath, it is shown many times that people are being treated differently just because of their class and how they present themselves. The characters Ma, Tom Joad and the other Okies the Joad family encounters are all put into a specific category on where they fall into. They all are being isolated in a way from the people they are around or the people they encounter on their journey The first example of how it is being shown that others are being isolated from each other in the story The Grapes of Wrath is Ma having to handle and go through many things along their journey to California. Ma is a very strong and independent character who basically has the weight of the world on her shoulders. She is the head of the house hold and is in charge with a lot of things. Ma also has the burden of having to be strong for everyone and…show more content…
The Okies are just trying to kind work to support their families and if they had a choice, they would probably have stayed at their homes if there were jobs for them. The Okies are really no different from anyone else, it is just their class and where they fall on the social and society scale that changes the way they are treated. An example from the story, The Grapes of Wrath, is when Mae the waitress at the diner is talking bad about the Okies and how they are always coming into the diner asking for food to buy. She sees the Okies as trash and the truck drivers that come to the diner royalty just because they give her big tips before they
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