The Grapes Of Wrath By John Steinbeck

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Cody Kunzman 10/26/2014 The Grapes of Wrath Paper “The Grapes of Wrath” written by John Steinbeck is a classic America novel to say the least. Not only did he create such an inspiring and detailed story line but it was followed up by an Oscar nominated film directed by John Ford. The similarities and differences within the book and the film are very controversial and being able to break down what all happened in each will help a rhetorical analysis to take place in this paper. Rhetorically speaking this paper will be on the comparisons of the book versus the movie and also the contrasts of the two of them as well. Personally both the movie and the novel were very persuasive because Steinbeck made great emphasis on their struggles and truly raised public awareness of migrant farmers and their families during the Great Depression Era. One major thing that persuaded me right away was that not only on the story but in the admiration of Steinbeck’s’ work is that he used a lot of symbolism while trying to represent the struggles as well as using foreshadowing of the future. Throughout the paper I am going to provide the comparison between the film and the novel with arguments, facts and proven cites from both sources. Throughout these points I will explain why I believe that the book is better in a sense than the film and provide details why. Lastly, I am going to reinforce the arguments I proved and explain the matters of it, as well as the value of the case studies. In the
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