Proceedings of the 2nd International Seminar on Translation Studies, Applied Linguistics, Literature and Cultural Studies, STRUKTURAL 2020, 30 December 2020, Semarang, Indonesia

Research Article

The Efforts of Eradicating Poverty as Reflected in Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.30-12-2020.2311254,
        author={Widya  Hairunnisa and Burhanuddin  Arafah and Herawaty  Abbas and Irmawati  Irmawati},
        title={The Efforts of Eradicating Poverty as Reflected in Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd International Seminar on Translation Studies, Applied Linguistics, Literature and Cultural Studies, STRUKTURAL 2020, 30 December 2020, Semarang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={STRUKTURAL},
        year={2021},
        month={9},
        keywords={eradicating poverty genetic structuralism approach the grapes of wrath},
        doi={10.4108/eai.30-12-2020.2311254}
    }
    
  • Widya Hairunnisa
    Burhanuddin Arafah
    Herawaty Abbas
    Irmawati Irmawati
    Year: 2021
    The Efforts of Eradicating Poverty as Reflected in Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath
    STRUKTURAL
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.30-12-2020.2311254
Widya Hairunnisa1,*, Burhanuddin Arafah1, Herawaty Abbas1, Irmawati Irmawati1
  • 1: Universitas Hasanuddin
*Contact email: hairunnisawidya@gmail.com

Abstract

The researchers aimed to describe the efforts of eradicating poverty as reflected in Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath. This research is combined some supporting theory to explain the concept of poverty clearly. Moreover, the researcher analyzed the portrait of poverty and the solutions through the novel by using Goldmann’s genetic structuralism approach. The qualitative method is using by the researcher in order to collect and to analyze the data. The results of this research show the portrait of poverty causing by several conditions. Furthermore, in eradicating poverty through the novel, there are some efforts done by the characters and the governments which is new deal program.