Grapes of Wrath paper

Grapes of Wrath paper - Travis Norrell THTR 1009 The Grapes...

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Travis Norrell THTR 1009 The Grapes of Wrath The Grapes of Wrath , written by John Steinbeck, takes place during the Great Depression and revolves around the trials and tribulations faced by the Joad family. The inciting incident takes place when a selfish bank conglomerate destroys the Joads’ house. As a result, the family decides to move west to California in hopes of finding work and a steady job. The biggest portion of the play depicts the hardships the family encounters during their expedition. At the start of the trip, Grampa dies and Granma follows him relatively quickly. Then, Noah deserts the family to try his luck on his own. Despite these troubles, the rest of the family remains strong and continues their journey. When the Joads arrive in Hooverville, California, they find work and begin to make a meager living. Once that falls through however, the play ends with the family needing work again and Rose of Sharon saving a man’s life by breastfeeding him. The Grapes of Wrath is an incredibly realistic play with excellent special effects and acting. Special effects propelled the play to greatness and enhanced the audience’s
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course THTR 1009 taught by Professor Lessley,me during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.

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