The novel Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, illustrates the
hardships of the common man in great detail. The one aspect of
this book that displays life as it exists in the hostile real-world
is the third chapter, in which the human plight is displayed by a
turtle, and his struggle to reach the other side of a road. As the
turtle is about to reach his goal, it is returned to it's original
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sacrificing himself for Tom and the Joad family demonstrates this
common held belief well. He also had a follower, or disciple in Tom,
who after Jim's death carries his message, and aids others with it.
The Joad family along with Jim Casy show the benefit of people
uniting in order to accomplish goals, and this is a lesson that
the reader can take away from this "classic" American novel.
The grapes of wrath