The Grapes of Wrath by Frank Galati

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In The Grapes of Wrath, if the small intercepters present generalization, what do the larger chapters represent?   Why do you suppose so many of these people go to California?

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The novel tells the story of the Joad family as they prepare to leave their home in Oklahoma, journey to California, and attempt to make a new life for themselves there. The story is told in chronological order, arranged in chapters. The narrative is interrupted from time to time with the short chapters that direct the reader's attention away from the story of the Joads and focus instead on other people and places or develop short essays. These short interrupting chapters place the...

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