The Grapes Of Wrath "And always, if he had a little money, a man could get drunk." (page 327) Men and women enjoyed drinks after making a little money. A black family sitting on the porch enjoying each others company, telling stories to pass time, during the great depression "See how the head is wore, they's many a million songs wore down to that wood an' scooped her out,someday she'll cave in like an egg." pg328 "The fiddle is rare, hard to learn. No frets, no teacher. Jes ' listen to a ol'man an' try to pick it up. page, 329 "The migrant people looked humbly for pleasure on the roads." (Page, 330) Migrant family looking for a camp so they can lay down for a rest.