The Grapes of Wrath

what is the importance of the boxcar as both an actual object and as a symbol in the grapes of wrath?

in the grapes of wrath the family must go live in the box car, I know that it means shelter and a part of the journey, but what else does it mean?

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The boxcar is significant because it provides the family with shelter. Symbolically, the boxcar represents a home.


The Grapes of Wrath