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Unformatted text preview: This shows that the family did not have much money and that the economy was not doing so well. When Billie Jo’s friend moves to California, I saw a connection to the economy. When Livie’s family moves, they move for financial reasons. Oklahoma was not working for the family and they had to move to California, as many other families did during this time. The family needed safe and secure jobs for themselves. This shows what times were like during the Dust Bowl and the Great Depression, not exactly in a good way. Although Hesse does not emphasize the importance of economy, it was very important in the plot development of the story, and to the character development. (272 Words)...
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Sierra during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '08