Color Imagery in The Grapes of Wrath


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Which of the following best defines imagery?

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

2. What color is used to describe the anger in Jim Casy's eyes when he thinks about all of the people who have been left homeless in The Grapes of Wrath?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See how well you understand the color imagery used in The Grapes of Wrath with this interactive quiz/worksheet. Questions will assess you on key points like how to define the term imagery and the color of the shoes Tom Joad receives after he leaves prison.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on these key points:

  • A color to represent Jim Casy's anger
  • Something that is described as being gray during the Dust Bowl in Oklahoma
  • Certain color that expresses hope

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on color imagery in The Grapes of Wrath
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you understand and can properly explain the term 'imagery'
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the various colors in the book that are representative of specific emotions

Additional Learning

Further insight on the book is available with the lesson named Color Imagery in The Grapes of Wrath. You'll be going over these study points:

  • The use of imagery in a famous Beatles song
  • How the author uses color imagery to express certain moods
  • More examples of color imagery in the book