Jim Casy Analysis

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Jim Casy was separated from the group earlier in the book and they are finally reunited. Jim has finally gotten to Tom with his theory that we are all a part of one big soul. Everything happens for a reason and it all contributes to the big picture. Tom has opened up and is telling stories from the jail, when a rustling of leaves comes from outside the tent. When Jim goes to check things out he was struck over the head with an axe. Contradicting to how far Tom has gotten on becoming a better person he picks up the axe and kills the attacker. This symbolism back to the beginning of the book when he killed the first attacker. Tom realizes what he has done and is forced to run into hiding. This surprise act just shows theme in how everything is
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