The final stage of writing culminated in The Grapes of Wrath .
What a great novel was The Grapes of Wrath.
Indeed, according to the master critical narrative about John Steinbeck (established in part by critics such as Edmund Wilson, Arthur Mizener, and Harold Bloom), The Grapes of Wrath is a deeply problematical novel.
"The Wrath of Grapes." In MAD Clobbers the Classics .
Brown's essay, " The Grapes of Wrath and the Literary Canon of American Universities in the Nineties," which appears in The Critical Response to John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath.
Notes on the grapes of wrath - Downloads Mobiles
As Michael Szalay says, The Grapes of Wrath is "detached from anything like a coherent critique of capitalism," and does not solve problems but makes compassion, empathy, and commitment not only possible but desirable in a class-stratified society.
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In The Grapes of Wrath he devised a contrapuntal structure with short lyrical chapters of exposition and background pertinent to the migrants as a group--chapters 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 11, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29--alternating with the long narrative chapters of the Joad family's exodus to California--chapters 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 13, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 30.
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His "particular" chapters are the slow-paced and lengthy narrative episodes that embody traditional characterization and advance the dramatic plot, while his jazzy, rapid-fire "interchapters" work at another level of cognition by expressing an atemporal, universal, synoptic view of the migrant condition.