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Ma Joad: How am I gonna know about ya, Tommy? Why they could kill ya and Id never know. They could hurt ya. How am I gonna know? Tom Joad: Well, maybe its like Casy says. A fellow aint got a soul of his own, just a little piece of a big soul, the one big soul that belongs to everybody, then ... Ma Joad: Then what, Tom? Tom Joad: Then it dont matter. Ill be around in the dark - Ill be everywhere. Wherever you can look - wherever theres a fight, so hungry people cant eat, Ill be there. Wherever theres a cop beatin up a guy, Ill be there. Ill be in the way guys yell when theyre mad. Ill be in the way kids laugh when theyre hungry and they know suppers ready, and when the people are eatin the stuff they raise and livin in the houses they buid - Ill be there, too.
— John Steinbeck —

Look'n for a job? this is when the truck driver asks joad what he is doing and i think it indecates that this story revolves around a very hard time

— John Steinbeck

Ma Joad: How am I gonna know about ya, Tommy? Why they could kill ya and I'd never know. They could hurt ya. How am I gonna know?
Tom Joad: Well, maybe it's like Casy says. A fellow ain't got a soul of his own, just a little piece of a big soul, the one big soul that belongs to everybody, then ...
Ma Joad: Then what, Tom?
Tom Joad: Then it don't matter. I'll be around in the dark - I'll be everywhere. Wherever you can look - wherever there's a fight, so hungry people cant eat, I'll be there. Wherever there's a cop beatin' up a guy, I'll be there. I'll be in the way guys yell when they're mad. I'll be in the way kids laugh when they're hungry and they know supper's ready, and when the people are eatin' the stuff they raise and livin' in the houses they buid - I'll be there, too.

— John Steinbeck

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