In Grapes of Wrath, what does the family's house in Oklahoma and the barn in California symbolize or represent?
The farm in Oklahoma provides a sense of identity to the Joads, as homes usually do for the families that live in them. A home allows a person to say, "I belong here, I am from here, this is my place." Once the Joads are stripped of the farm, they are wanderers. They mix in with other migrant workers, becoming part...
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