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technique
used in The Grapes of Wrath

6 uses
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Definition
a way of doing something
  • At first the families were timid in the building and tumbling worlds, but gradually the technique of building worlds became their technique.
    Chapter 17 (13% in)
  • Two days the families were in flight, but on the third the land was too huge for them and they settled into a new technique of living; the highway became their home and movement their medium of expression.
    Chapter 16 (2% in)
  • At first the families were timid in the building and tumbling worlds, but gradually the technique of building worlds became their technique.
    Chapter 17 (14% in)
  • The families moved westward, and the technique of building the worlds improved so that the people could be safe in their worlds; and the form was so fixed that a family acting in the rules knew it was safe in the rules.
    Chapter 17 (26% in)
  • And as the families moved westward, the technique of building up a home in the evening and tearing it down with the morning light became fixed; so that the folded tent was packed in one place, the cooking pots counted in their box.
    Chapter 17 (35% in)
  • Behind the fruitfulness are men of understanding and knowledge and skill, men who experiment with seed, endlessly developing the techniques for greater crops of plants whose roots will resist the million enemies of the earth: the molds, the insects, the rusts, the blights.
    Chapter 25 (13% in)

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