(Catching Up on the Classics Series)
Throughout the course of human history, it has become inevitable that those in power will exploit everyday people.
"We're the people that live. They can't wipe us out; they can't lick us. We'll go on forever, Pa, 'cause we're the people."
Ever since I read author John Steinbeck's 'Of Mice and Men' in school, I have always been curious to learn more about his other famous story The Grapes of Wrath, which is about The Dust Bowl of the 1930s'. During this period in history, the combination of The Great Depression and drought caused prairie farmers to lose their farms. And in The Grapes of Wrath, the Joads from Oklahoma are among the failed…