Copyright

The Grapes of Wrath Literary Elements Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

Page 1

Question 1 1. The grapes that the narrator describes as 'heavy for the vintage' in The Grapes of Wrath can be interpreted as _____.

Question 2 2. Which of the following does NOT describe the narrator in The Grapes of Wrath?

Question 3 3. The narrator's attitude towards the characters in The Grapes of Wrath can be described as _____.

Question 4 4. Which group is the main object of satire in The Grapes of Wrath?

Question 5 5. All of the following are targets for satire in The Grapes of Wrath EXCEPT

Page 2

Question 6 6. Which statement best describes John Steinbeck's main purpose for using satire in The Grapes of Wrath?

Question 7 7. According to Steinbeck himself, some of the purpose of the intercalary chapters in The Grapes of Wrath was to _____

Question 8 8. Chapter One in The Grapes of Wrath, which deals with the dust bowl, focuses on _____

Question 9 9. Including a slow-moving chapter about a turtle crossing a road in The Grapes of Wrath gives the reader a sense of _____

Question 10 10. What is tone in literature such as the Grapes of Wrath?

Page 3

Question 11 11. Steinbeck uses a(n) _____ tone when revealing that Tom killed a man in The Grapes of Wrath.

Question 12 12. The _____ subtly represents the Joads' dire economic circumstances in The Grapes of Wrath.

Question 13 13. What do we mean when we say Steinbeck's narrative style in 'The Grapes of Wrath' was detail oriented?

Question 14 14. Steinbeck's detailed language in 'The Grapes of Wrath' provides a _____ experience.

Question 15 15. How do we know Ma is physically and emotionally exhausted in 'The Grapes of Wrath'?

Page 4

Question 16 16. Why is the flood at the end of The Grapes of Wrath ironic?

Question 17 17. Which of the following definitions best describes dramatic irony?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is an example of dramatic irony from The Grapes of Wrath?

Question 19 19. In The Grapes of Wrath, why do we refer to the Joads' speech as a dialect and not an accent?

Question 20 20. Why aren't all the dialects in the United States named and accounted for?

Page 5

Question 21 21. What is dialect?

Question 22 22. Why does the stranger who is heading back to Oklahoma from California consider being free a paradox in The Grapes of Wrath?

Question 23 23. Paradoxically, what do the land owners do with the fruit that is not harvested in The Grapes of Wrath?

Question 24 24. Which of the following oxymorons is used to describe Grandma in The Grapes of Wrath?

Question 25 25. Why does Steinbeck place importance on people depending upon one another in The Grapes of Wrath?

Page 6

Question 26 26. Why does Casy go on strike?

Question 27 27. Motifs are like _____ in literature.

Question 28 28. The narrator of The Grapes of Wrath uses the _____ perspective.

Question 29 29. In general, as in The Grapes of Wrath in particular, a writer creates satire primarily by _____.

Question 30 30. We are able to know a little bit about Steinbeck's intentions with the intercalary chapters in The Grapes of Wrath from his comments in _____

The Grapes of Wrath Literary Elements Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

The Grapes of Wrath Study Guide  /  English Courses
Support