Inhumanity In The Grapes Of Wrath

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Events such as the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl often left people with despair and hardship from the inhumanity of others. In the classic novel, The Grapes of Wrath, written by John Steinbeck in 1939 tells of a tragedy that happens to the Joad Family. Like many others, they were evicted from their homeland in Sallisaw Oklahoma and had to migrate towards California in hope of jobs and being prosperous. While The Great Depression and the Dust Bowl migration had devastated many families and individuals, furthermore there were those who continued forward, those were left with broken spirits, losing their mind as a result of losing people they’ve adored and sheltered.
Ma’ is only the only character that has shown true perseverance, she struggles
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