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Reading Grapes of Wrath was quite the workload. It took time to understand the structured ways John Steinbeck chose to write.

It was a mixture of so many things. 334 more words

The Road to Self-Discovery

After weeks and weeks of reading The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, I’m glad that this book is finally coming to an end because, in my opinion, it is literally one of the most boring books I have ever read. 560 more words


"A Man Can Be Destroyed But Never Defeated"

Sometime last week marked the 75th anniversary of the publication of the ‘Grapes of Wrath’ written by John Steinbeck. Steinbeck’s novel follows the lives of migrant farmers, specifically the Joad family, on their journey to California in hopes of finding better opportunities following the Dust Bowl. 305 more words

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East of Eden

On Thursday, I finished East of Eden by John Steinbeck.

I devoured this book in a week. You would have to read the book (and I strongly recommend that you do) to understand how heartbreakingly beautiful it… 293 more words

East of Eden by John Steinbeck

Wow, just wow. This novel has really blown me away, East of Eden truly is one of the greatest novels ever written and John Steinbeck one of the greatest writers. 1,212 more words


What's up with the dead bodies?

In three of the five states I’ve read so far, a character in one of the state’s books finds a dead body beneath the surface of water: in the bayou in Alabama’s… 867 more words


5 classics to read this summer

“The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Perhaps as close as any author has come to the Great American Novel, “The Great Gatsby” (it even has “great” in the title) contains some of the most lyrical and vivid descriptions of summer ever written. 474 more words