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The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath


by John Steinbeck

Analysis: Allusions

When authors refer to other great works, people, and events, it’s usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.

Literature and Philosophy

  • Thomas Paine (14.4)
  • Karl Marx (14.4)
  • Thomas Jefferson (14.4)
  • Vladimir Lenin )14.4)
  • The Winning of Barbara Worth, (10.7)
  • Dr. Miles Almanac (10.8)

Pop Culture

  • Bing Crosby, Benny Goodman "Ti-pi-ti-pi-tin" and "Thanks for the Memory" (15.1, 15.38)
  • Coca-Cola (15.1)

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