The Grapes of Wrath

An example of a biblical allusion found in The Grapes of Wrath is:

A: Casy suggesting Tom kill the fatted calf

B: Granpa refusing to go to California

C: Rosasham breastfeeding the dying man

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A- The fatted calf- the Prodigal Son

Grandpa dies on the way to California.... had you been talking Moses and the Promised Land; I'd have gone for it

Rose of Sharon is a flowering plant from Syria that symbolizes the humble quality we find in the character.


The Grapes of Wrath

Jim Casey- Jesus Christ.

Steinbeck also makes an illusion when Casey sacrifices himself- the illusion is to Jesus in case you didn't get that.


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