The Grapes of Wrath Quotes: Selfishness & Greed


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How do tractors affect tenant farmers in The Grapes of Wrath?

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1. In The Grapes of Wrath, what do Rose of Sharon and Connie plan to do in California?

2. In The Grapes of Wrath, what does the camp owner try to make Tom do?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Selfishness is one of the many themes presented in The Grapes of Wrath. Famous quotes and facts from the book are the main subjects covered in this quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • How tractors affect tenant farmers in The Grapes of Wrath
  • Ma's discovery at the Hooper ranch camp store
  • Connie's ultimate act of selfishness

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember what you've learned about the plans that Rose of Sharon and Connie make in the Grapes of Wrath
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding to tell what the camp owner tries to make Tom do in the book
  • Interpreting information - ensure that you can read information about how tractors affect tenant farmers in the book and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic by reading the lesson named The Grapes of Wrath Quotes: Selfishness & Greed. The lesson discusses:

  • Connie and Rose of Sharon's interest in having a materialistic lifestyle
  • An argument between Tom and the camp proprietor in chapter 16 of the book
  • Where Tom sleeps to wait for his family