Study Guide

The Grapes of Wrath Chapter 14

By John Steinbeck

Chapter 14

  • Our narrator speaks to the landowners and the banks and all of the people responsible for kicking thousands of tenant farmers off the land during the dust bowl.
  • Our narrator warns these powerful entities that, while it may be easy to manipulate a single family, it won't be as easy to push around a group of families that have banded together.
  • Basically, there is strength in numbers. Watch out, landowners.