"The Grapes of Wrath" and Market Structures
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This paper discusses and describes five examples of economic market structures as found in John Steinbeck's noel, "The Grapes of Wrath." These Examples include the pure competition model, oligopoly, monopsony, monopolistic competition. The paper gives salient and sound examples from the novel.
From the Paper:"The central characters of John Steinbeck's novel 'The Grapes of Wrath' are acre sharecroppers named Joad. Like countless other small farmers and small businesspeople across the United States, these characters were devastated by the Great Depression.(Landis) The Great Depression combined a market collapse due to over-speculation, with particularly in Oklahoma and the Midwest, an equally devastating drought that was set against the growth of big agribusiness firms that came to dominate the sector. Michele Landis has..."
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