Compare & Contrast Of Mice and Men & The Grapes of Wrath


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How does one define the protagonist of a story?

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1. How would you define a story's antagonist?

2. How would you define a flat character?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this worksheet/quiz, you'll be able to determine how much you know about the differences between Of Mice and Men and The Grapes of Wrath. Questions will cover things like the role of a story's protagonist and the definition of an antagonist.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out what you understand about:

  • The concept of a flat character
  • Examples of those characters in these two books
  • The treatment of antagonists and protagonists in these books

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as how Steinbeck handles protagonists and antagonists in his work
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how the author uses flat characters in his stories
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as antagonist and protagonist

Additional Learning

For further study of John Steinbeck's novels, consider the accompanying lesson called Compare & Contrast Of Mice and Men & The Grapes of Wrath. You'll be going over these study concepts:

  • When the two novels were published
  • Backgrounds of the two novels
  • Complicated characters in Of Mice and Men
  • How the author wrote the female characters differently in each of the books