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Capitalism was chosen as the best economic system when the founding fathers were trying to determine the future of America A capitalist is someone who owns a production system and who gains money through misusing the effort of workers Through capitalist economic relations socialistic ideas are broken down to bias earnings of an individual Through creating such divisions as the upper middle and lower class the theory of Marxism analyzes what ways capitalism can be used against the people In the Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck confronts this ideal and reveals what he believes regarding this subject The Marxist theory of criticism examines the economic and governmental system that Steinbeck uses throughout the novel and reveals that Steinbeck does indeed believe that capitalism is naturally flawed Steinbeck starts his grand confrontation with capitalism by creating the feeling that there are two classes with a third stuck somewhere between In the start of the novel Tom Joad wants to hitch a ride with a driver who has a No Riders sticker on the truck Tom make the driver become tied and twisted in his emotions and moral feelings when saying sometimes a guyll be a good guy even if some rich bastard makes him carry a stickerthe driver considered the parts of this answer If he refused now not only was he not a good guy but he was forced to carry a sticker was not allowed to have company 7 The driver is forced to believe that in order to be a good guy he must put aside pride and help out a fellow man Tom tries to make the driver realize that a man does not need to work for some rich bastard to be a decent person It is also interesting to note that Steinbeck sees that power corrupts absolute power corrupts absolutely He shows that those who have higher authority tend to take advantage of others for their own selfish desires One
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