The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

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In Chapter 8 of The Grapes of Wrath, what does Casy specifically say is holy?  

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"....There was the hills, an' there was me, an' we wasn't separate no more.  We was one thing.  An' that one thing was holy."

These words by Jim Casy echo those of Ralph Waldo Emerson who described man's unity with all things in the universe in the concept of the Oversoul.  Casy feels...

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