The Grapes Of Wrath By John Steinbeck

1500 Words Mar 16th, 2016 6 Pages
The Grapes of Wrath is a great example of the historical events that have happened in America. The book focused of the things that took place in the 1930s when the book was written. Steinbeck focuses on three main events that took place and they were the Depression, Dust Bowl, and the New Deal. All of these things have had a great impact on everyone’s life that have survived through the great ordeals. This book let you in on what the people went through in the 1930s and how they moved on from it.
Steinbeck started the book of with an introduction of what was coming from the people that lived in Oklahoma. The biggest Dust Bowl has hit the city and people who live there have no clue as to home they will get their families out of this hard ship. Every man didn’t know if he could get his family passed this problem. A lot of families lived on farms and the Dust Blow killed all of their crops. With dead crops covered in dust, the farmers had nothing to sell. So the farmers had to try and figure out what they were going to do.
“The dust from the roads fluffed up and spread out and fell on the weeds beside the fields, and fell into the fields a little way. now the wind grew strong and hard and it worked at the rain crust in the corn fields. Little by little the sky was darkened by the mixing dust, and the wind felt over the earth, loosened the dust, and carried it away. The wind grew stronger. The rain crust broke and the dust lifted up out of the fields and drove gray plumes into…
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