Intercalary Chapters of The Grapes of Wrath

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1. Chapter 7

1.1. Salesman sells jalopies

1.1.1. Takes advantage of farmer

1.1.2. Farmer looses control

1.1.3. Frantic

2. Chapter 15

2.1. Diner

2.1.1. Meeting place for rich and poor

2.1.1.1. Okies

2.1.1.2. Truckers

2.1.1.3. Rich Vacationers

2.1.1.3.1. Unproductive isolated life

2.1.2. Loaf of bread and candy to travelers

2.1.2.1. Sharing helps traveler

2.1.2.2. Bigger tip from trucker

2.1.2.2.1. Human Unity is beneficial to all

3. Chapter 1

3.1. End of Rain

3.1.1. Sets scene of dust bowl

3.2. Dust

3.2.1. Sets scene of dust bowl

3.3. Family

3.3.1. Women and children watch men

3.3.1.1. Human dignity

3.3.1.2. Unity

3.3.2. Men do not break

3.3.2.1. Survival

4. Chapter 3

4.1. Turtle crosses the road

4.1.1. Road/Dust

4.1.1.1. Hostile environment

4.1.2. Southwest

4.1.2.1. Heading toward CA

4.1.3. Oatbeard in shell

4.1.3.1. Rebirth (Rose of Sharon)

4.1.3.2. Humanity and Life force

4.1.4. Drivers

4.1.4.1. Swerves

4.1.4.1.1. Human kindness

4.1.4.2. Hits

4.1.4.2.1. Survives despite obstacle

5. Chapter 5

5.1. Bank men repossess land

5.1.1. Conflict between socioeconomic classes

5.1.1.1. Family farmer

5.1.1.2. Impersonal company

5.2. Tractor/Driver

5.2.1. Destroys human elements of land

5.2.2. Driver part of machine

5.2.3. Ignores place in community, responsibility to humanity

5.3. Farmer

5.3.1. Torn from land/identity

6. Chapter 9

6.1. Farmers sell off possessions

6.1.1. Lose identity w/o possessions

6.1.2. Lose human dignity with unfair price

6.1.3. Anger begins

6.1.4. Small man cannot help himself, must rely on unity with others

7. Chapter 11

7.1. Tractor works land

7.1.1. Mechanical Lifelessnes

7.1.2. Driver distance from land/life force

7.2. Homes deteriorate

7.2.1. Farmers take life from region

8. Chapter 12

8.1. Route 66

8.1.1. Families must rely on others to survive

8.1.1.1. Human unity

8.1.2. Many don't make it to the end

9. Chapter 25

9.1. Spring in CA

9.1.1. Growers use new techniques

9.1.2. Chemists invent new pesticides

9.1.3. Migrant workers pick bountiful fruit

9.2. Waste/Destruction

9.2.1. Use land only for profit

9.2.2. Ignore life force of land

9.2.2.1. Interrupts life force of humans

10. Chapter 17

10.1. Roadside Communities

10.1.1. New Laws

10.1.1.1. Benefit small man

10.1.1.2. Think as one community

10.1.2. Survive together

10.1.2.1. Must work together as "we"

10.1.2.2. More flexible together

11. Chapter 23

11.1. Entertainment

11.1.1. Stories

11.1.2. Drinking

11.1.3. Music making

11.1.4. Dancing

11.1.5. Necessary to survival

12. Chapter 14

12.1. Change

12.1.1. Fear from owners

12.2. Causes and Results

12.2.1. Results: widening government, labor unity

12.2.2. Causes: hunger, anger, struggle to survive

12.3. Mine to Ours

12.3.1. Farmers able to do more as "we" than as "I"

12.3.2. Human Unity

13. Chapter 27

13.1. Picking Cotton

13.1.1. People able to eat again

13.1.2. Scales sometimes crooked

13.1.2.1. Injustice

13.1.3. Pickers band together

13.1.3.1. Unity

13.1.4. Misfortune may come back; cautious

14. Chapter 29

14.1. Floods

14.1.1. No work

14.1.2. Family

14.1.2.1. Women and children watch men

14.1.2.2. Men do not break

14.1.2.2.1. Anger

14.1.2.2.2. Survival

14.1.2.2.3. Work together to survive

14.1.2.3. Life force

15. Chapter 19

15.1. History of California

15.1.1. Farming begins as a way of life

15.1.2. Slowly becomes a way of profit making

15.1.3. Gradual distance from land

15.1.4. Exploitation of workers

15.2. Hoovervilles

15.2.1. Okies treated as sub-human

15.2.2. Injustice contrasts law of roadside camps

15.2.3. Have little, surrounded by plenty

16. Chapter 21

16.1. Anger

16.1.1. Migrants unite, anger toward situation/banks

16.1.2. Natives toward migrants taking over, contributing to growth of big farms

16.2. Fear

16.2.1. Townspeople of angry migrants

16.3. Hunger

16.3.1. Drives migrants to CA

16.3.2. Allows migrants to work for less

17. General Info

17.1. King James bible

17.2. generic characters/forces

17.3. Foreshadow Joad chapters

17.4. Newsreel style