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The Role Of Jim Casy In The Grapes Of Wrath

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Steinbeck really makes it clear that Jim Casy is who he wants the readers to think is the Christ figure in the novel, The Grapes of Wrath. He makes it clear by the initials, the trip into the wild Jim takes, and even the way he died. Both Jim and Christ fought their battles in the world they lived in very similar. Christ struggled his entire life to get his people to understand the way of God. The government refused to let him have more power than them so they killed him. The same way with Jim Casy, he believed in the word of God so he tried to spread it, and the government didn't like it so they killed
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