Grapes of Wrath – favourite lines
Dust Bowl photograph from the manuscript collection of Margaret Bourke-White.
“The Grapes of Wrath” is quite rightly regarded as one of the finest books of the 20th century. I have just finished it for the second time, and enjoyed it even more on this reading. The writing is wonderful from start to finish in this timeless story of human strength and weakness, greed and love.
The following are some of the lines and phrases that I really loved, from what is one of my all time favourite books.
If you haven’t experienced “The Grapes of Wrath” yet, I can’t recommend it enough.
“The Grapes of Wrath” – Favourite Lines
- “And since old Tom and the children could not know hurt or fear unless she acknowledged hurt and fear, she had practiced denying them in herself.”
- “He had never been angry in his life. He looked in wonder at angry people, wonder and uneasiness, as normal people look at the insane.”
- “We got to figger close. It’s a sad thing to figger close.” Read More