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A Short Analysis of "Grapes of Wrath"

Summary: A short analysis predicting the outcome of the present circumstances in John Steinbeck's work "Grapes of Wrath".
The California land owners become more aware of the rapid growth of travelers within their state in Chapter 21. Initially the land owners pity them, but become anxious when they realize these people need food and jobs desperately. The farmers use this to their advantage. Many people fight over a single job, causing the wage to fall until they decide to either leave or work for bare minimum. This enables the farmers to sell their crop at the same price, with less expense; increasing profits. The store keepers think if they work for so much, a starving man will work for much less and take their job, so they guard their stores from the Okies. The farmers and store keepers know the Okies will steal because they can't afford what they need. Later, the immigrants are angry because the employers would rather hire police...

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