Mass production is about cloned objects. Steinbeck does this as a way to metaphorically emphasize the struggles of the Joad family, who lose their land in Oklahoma and move west to find work. In The Grapes of Wrath, the Joads continuously work together as a family and even with other families, and that unity strengthens them.
Throughout the memoir she recounts memories of moving from one dilapidated neighborhood to another with her three other siblings, insanely "free sprinted" mother, and incredibly intelligent yet alcoholic father.
Art, after all, is not a problem to be solved but an experience to be allowed. They never did the obvious thing or the right thing to make their life better. Thus, the author and her family were living under the condition of the poverty, where they had to struggle for the basic needs such as food, clothing, and shelter by not getting adequate resources to support the minimum level of their physical health Art is a different value system.
Throughout her life, she and her sister work on moving to New York to better their lives.
Dead artists belong to the heritage industry. We don't go to Shakespeare to find out about life in Elizabethan England; we go to Shakespeare to find out about ourselves now.
Why is it hanging there staring at me?