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Flashcards in Quotes - The Grapes of Wrath Deck (14):
1

Ma "were the people..

and we go on"

2

Ma "the --- of the family"

citadel

3

Jim "there aint no sin and there aint no virtue,

theres just stuff people do"

4

Ma "it aint kin we?

Its will we?"

5

Tom "up ahead theres a thousand lives we might live...

but in the end it'll only be one"

6

"women and children knew that no misfortune

was too great to bear if their men were whole"

7

"the bank is something more than men I tell you..

its the monster"

8

"20 families

became one"

9

"the houses were empty,

the land was empty, the house was dead"

10

ma "she seemed to know

it was all a dream"

11

Muley "ghost of

the land"

12

Ma "she held her head straight

for the family"

13

"if he's poor in hisself,

there aint no million acres that is gonna make him feel rich"

14

"the bank - the monster -

men made it but they can't control it"