Chapter eight of the Grapes of Wrath
Answers 1Add Yours
Grapes represent nourishment and hope for a future in California. They represent the bounty of the land that is only a dream in their consciousness,
"Well, I am, kinda. But I ain't nowheres near the fella I was. Jus' let me get out to California where I can pick me an orange when I want it. Or grapes. There's a thing I ain't never had enough of. Gonna get me a whole big bunch of grapes off a bush, or whatever, an' I'm gonna squash 'em on my face an' let 'em run offen my chin."