Unity in The Grapes of Wrath: Theme & Examples


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What does former preacher Jim Casy think the Holy Spirit is?

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1. What does Ma think might have changed the family's circumstances after the bank kicked them out of their home?

2. What do the prisoners unify against while Casy is in prison?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Gauge your comprehension of the concept of unity in the book The Grapes of Wrath via these interactive study tools. Answer questions on key points like how Jim Casy feels about the Holy Spirit and what Ma thinks about how the family was treated by the banks.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assess your understanding of the following:

  • What the prisoners rebel against while Casy is in prison
  • Something Casy does once he gets out
  • What Tom decides after Casy's death

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the way Tom deals with Casy's death
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Casy's time in prison and what happens to him after he gets out
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on unity in The Grapes of Wrath

Additional Learning

Review your understanding of the subject with the lesson called Unity in The Grapes of Wrath: Theme & Examples. You'll need to know about these areas of study:

  • What unity means and its contextual background for its use in the story
  • Why Jim Casy left the church
  • How Tom Joad returns to his family and what he finds out about them
  • Something Casy learns when he's in prison