Analysis Of John Steinbeck 's ' The Grapes Of Wrath '

1554 Words Oct 27th, 2014 7 Pages
When you think about all of the greatest movies in todays society you can about imagine that they came from books. The only problem with that is the movie, most of the time does not follow the book perfectly. This then changes how someone seeks to understand the overall messages the book wants you to take away from it and are therefore lost. The reason I am writing this is to compare and contrast the novel and the movie to show how the messages can be changed when they are put into different medium. After finishing the novel and the movie I would point out that The Grapes of Wrath Novel by John Steinbeck is does a better job capturing an image plus showing messages from back then than the movie by John Ford in many ways. The novel demonstrated various significant rhetorical messages that can be found that were not in the movie, although the novel and the movie had many significant similarities and differences between them, they were clearly noticeable and picked up on right away, after getting familiarized with both the mediums it is clear which one is a better candidate to choose between.
In the Novel The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck portrays many rhetorical messages through out the book. One of those messages has to do with the gender roles in who took the leadership of the family. Ma Joad took the reign of the leader of the family since Pa Joad was too weak from all that has happened to him and his land he lost. “She walked for the family and held her head straight…
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