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‘The Grapes of Wrath’ – A Study in Detail (Part II)

February 6, 2008

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(Part I – see previous post) Steinbeck in this epoch-making novel ‘The Grapes of Wrath’ has also described the concept of ‘oversoul’. Many philosophers and men of religion, not only in America but also in other parts of the world, have expressed their belief that there is an ‘oversoul’ of which all human beings are […]

‘The Grapes of Wrath’ – A Study in Detail (Part I)

February 3, 2008

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The Grapes of Wrath is a strongly sustained social and political narrative that provides and accurate and faithful description of a critical period in American history. The novel is a post-depression novel and the writer John Steinbeck’s epic masterpiece of social consciousness in its picture of helpless people crushed by drought and depression. The novel […]