Stress In John Steinbeck's The Grapes Of Wrath

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Extreme circumstances whether positive or negative customarily expose our true colors. We as human beings are constantly growing and maturing as we go through different stages in our lives. However we can see large-scale paradigmatic shifts in one 's philosophy and nature under immense stress. Steinbeck puts the characters’ mettle to the test in his novel The Grapes of Wrath by placing them in the middle of an apocalyptic depression-era. John Steinbeck was born on February 27, 1902 in Salinas, CA. Steinbeck later became a well known American novelist whose Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Grapes of Wrath, portrayed the plight of migrant workers during the Great Depression. His stories often dealt with social and economic issues. The novel focuses
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