The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

The Grapes of Wrath

John Steinbeck

496 pages first pub 1939 (editions)

fiction classics historical literary emotional reflective sad slow-paced

Description

April 2014 marks the 75th anniversary of the first Viking hardcover publication of Steinbeck's crowning literary achievementFirst published in 1939, Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration...

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Moods

sad 76%
emotional 67%
reflective 58%
challenging 47%
dark 45%
tense 25%
adventurous 24%
informative 20%
hopeful 15%
inspiring 12%
funny 2%
mysterious 1%

Pace

slow 70%
medium 28%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 51% | Character: 30% | Plot: 16% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 16% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 12% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 66% | Yes: 18% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 41% | Yes: 34% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.69

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