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The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath

by John Steinbeck

The Grapes of Wrath Chapter 3 Summary

  • This chapter is about a turtle, but not just any turtle – a really tough turtle.
  • Lots of things get in this turtle's way. For example a fire ant crawls into his shell (ouch).
  • Why did the turtle cross the road? To avoid the crazy drivers. One woman swerves out of the way in order not to hit our favorite turtle. Another driver intentionally tries to hit our turtle.
  • Don't worry, the turtle is OK. That shell does come in handy.

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