The Grapes of Wrath Capitalism Quotes

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Why does the bank kick the sharecroppers off of their property in The Grapes of Wrath?

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1. What does the narrator compare the bank to in The Grapes of Wrath?

2. Why are the tenants surprised when they see the tractor driver in The Grapes of Wrath?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these quiz and worksheet questions to make sure you know how capitalism was presented in The Grapes of Wrath. You will need to discuss the characters' experiences and words concerning this topic.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of questions you'll test your understanding of:

  • The reason for the sharecroppers' eviction
  • How much money the Joads are paid for all their possessions
  • The cause of the country's problems according to the wealthy

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as what the Joads compare the bank to
  • Making connections - use understanding of the wealthy American's views to explain what caused the economic crisis
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the source of the Joad's surprise when the tractor driver comes for their farm

Additional Learning

For a better understanding of this novel, read the lesson titled The Grapes of Wrath Capitalism Quotes. You will explore new ideas, such as:

  • The reason the Joads no longer own their land
  • What capitalism itself is
  • The feeling of exclusion felt by the Joads when they sell their belongings
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