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The Grapes of Wrath Symbols & Imagery Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck draws an implicit relationship between the Okie migrants and what other journey?

Question 2 2.

This phrase from John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath indicates what literary symbol?

''The mother road, the road of flight.''

Question 3 3. John Steinbeck indicates a sense of community in the migrants' flight west along Route 66 in The Grapes of Wrath when the Joad family encounters what other character(s)?

Question 4 4. Jim Casy's last words, as reported by Tom in Chapter 26 of The Grapes of Wrath, are meant to remind the reader of _____

Question 5 5. California, in The Grapes of Wrath, and its promise of jobs and fields full of fruit, is meant to bring to mind _____

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Question 6 6. The way that Uncle John handled the body of Rose of Sharon's baby in Chapter 30 of The Grapes of Wrath is an allusion to _____

Question 7 7. Who is greedy and oppresses the migrant workers in The Grapes of Wrath?

Question 8 8. Which symbols have dual meanings in The Grapes of Wrath?

Question 9 9. How does Rose of Sharon save the old man's life at the end of The Grapes of Wrath?

Question 10 10. Which of the following best defines imagery?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following colors represents hope in The Grapes of Wrath?

Question 12 12. What color are the new shoes that Tom is given when he leaves prison in The Grapes of Wrath?

Question 13 13. The truck that hits the turtle in the The Grapes of Wrath is a metaphor for the people who seek to harm the migrant families, because _____

Question 14 14. The turtle buries the oat seeds in the The Grapes of Wrath because _____

Question 15 15. When Tom Joad meets the turtle in the The Grapes of Wrath, he _____

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Question 16 16. While in Oklahoma, the farmers prayed for rain. As Californians, what does the rain mean in The Grapes of Wrath?

Question 17 17. What does the drought symbolize in The Grapes of Wrath?

Question 18 18. What does the dust symbolize in The Grapes of Wrath?

Question 19 19. How does Pa react to the death of the Joad family dog in The Grapes of Wrath?

Question 20 20. What does the grasshopper best symbolize in The Grapes of Wrath?

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Question 21 21. In The Grapes of Wrath, which of the following animals manages to survive after the displacement of the Joads by learning not to trust others, but to fend for itself?

Question 22 22. Steinbeck argues in Chapter 14 of The Grapes of Wrath that it is more worrisome when humanity no longer goes to war than when it does, because _____.

Question 23 23. Steinbeck uses war imagery to describe the expulsion of the farmers from their homes in Chapter 14 of The Grapes of Wrath when he compares _____.

Question 24 24. In The Grapes of Wrath, Steinbeck makes the case that difficult periods in history should be understood as _____ with respect to mankind's general progress.

Question 25 25. What symbolizes the flood of the Bible in The Grapes of Wrath?

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Question 26 26. In The Grapes of Wrath why was Route 66 a symbol for _____.

Question 27 27. In The Grapes of Wrath what did the symbolism of Jim Casy and Rose of Sharon's baby have in common?

Question 28 28. In The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck imbues Route 66 with which of the following characteristics?

Question 29 29. The Joads' truck in The Grapes of Wrath, overflowing with people and belongings and carrying them to their new life in California, brings to mind _____ from the Old Testament.

Question 30 30. Where did the Joads travel to in hopes of finding work in The Grapes of Wrath?

The Grapes of Wrath Symbols & Imagery Chapter Exam Instructions

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