The Grapes of Wrath

by: John Steinbeck

Analysis of Major Characters Quick Quiz

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Which phrase best describes Tom Joad’s life philosophy at the start of the book?

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At the end of the book, which character’s spirit is broken by the hardships the Joad family has faced?

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As a philosopher, martyr, and unifier of men, the character of Jim Casy is like which historical figure?

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As her pregnancy progresses, Rose of Sharon goes from being a “hoyden” –– a high-spirited woman –– to being ___.

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As Pa Joad loses his ability to provide for his family, who emerges as their center of strength?