The Grapes Of Wrath By John Steinbeck Essay

1227 Words Mar 11th, 2015 5 Pages
Diplomat Kofi Annan once said, “I urge you to celebrate the extraordinary courage and contributions of refugees past and present”. This famous quote, is true to its words. Throughout history, refugees of old and young have gone through tough times which led them to flee. That cause of them to flee, whether it was major or not is just another obstacle into greatness they pursued somewhere else. The book that has inspired the hearts of millions of readers about the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression, two of America’s greatest heartache. John Steinbeck’s, The Grapes of Wrath this captivating, realistic narrative explains the one of biggest migrations of men and women back in the 1930s during the Dust Bowl. The story is told of the Joads, a farm family in Oklahoma they are forced off their land to travel west all the way to California. They experienced many things along their travel mercy, compassion, a helping hand, and even a little death. From the repeating obstacles they have to face along their journey to California, the constant reminder of the realities of the Dust Bowl. Steinbeck created a masterpiece that shows the determination of one family, to show the ethical perspective of tragic ways of human life. Every character within The Grapes of Wrath,has experience themselves alone the hardship of the Dust Bowl. Steinbeck describes the characters as refugees the characters dialogue, setting, and plot for other minor characters that serves throughout TGOW explains his way…

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