Rose of Sharon in The Grapes of Wrath: Symbolism, Character Analysis & Description


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In The Grapes of Wrath what does Tom Joad find out about Rosasharn when he gets out of prison?

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1. In The Grapes of Wrath what was Rose of Sharon thinking about before they started the journey to California?

2. In The Grapes of Wrath, what was the turning point for Rose of Sharon?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these questions to find out what you know about Rose of Sharon from The Grapes of Wrath. You will need to identify her actions and thoughts throughout this story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll review your understanding of:

  • Rose of Sharon's thoughts before going to California
  • The turning point for Rose of Sharon
  • An example of Rose of Sharon's generosity

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as what symbol John Steinbeck used to show hope in The Grapes of Wrath
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the turning point for Rose of Sharon
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what Tom Joad discovers about Rose of Sharon after he leaves prison

Additional Learning

If you are still curious about this character, read the lesson titled Rose of Sharon in The Grapes of Wrath: Symbolism, Character Analysis & Description. This lesson will explore:

  • Rose of Sharon's age
  • Connie and Rose of Sharon's initial plans
  • The result of Rose of Sharon's pregnancy