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Grapes of Wrath Symbols
Dust
Land Turtle
Rose of Sharon's pregancy
Tractor/bulldozer
Despair; uncontrollable destructive forces of nature; erosion…
Migrants/Joad family... Survival; struggles against man and nat…
Hope; promise of new life
Banks; strong force of banks; Struggle against man
Dust
Despair; uncontrollable destructive forces of nature; erosion…
Land Turtle
Migrants/Joad family... Survival; struggles against man and nat…
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The Grapes of Wrath
A
C
A
C
How does Grampa die?... (A) He has a stroke.... (B) He has a heart…
Why is Noah slightly deformed?... (A) Ma drank heavily during he…
What is a "big cat"?... (A) A machine used by the banks to evict…
During what decade did the Dust Bowl tragedy take place?... (A)…
A
How does Grampa die?... (A) He has a stroke.... (B) He has a heart…
C
Why is Noah slightly deformed?... (A) Ma drank heavily during he…
The Grapes of Wrath
Ma
Tom
Casy
Grampa
Organizes the food and household supplies and salts the pork
Has spent the last four years in jail.
A former preacher who feels like a hypocrite.
Drinks coffee mixed with a sedative to make him sleep so that…
Ma
Organizes the food and household supplies and salts the pork
Tom
Has spent the last four years in jail.
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The Grapes of Wrath
Ma
Tom
Casy
Grampa
Organizes the food and household supplies and salts the pork
Has spent the last four years in jail.
A former preacher who feels like a hypocrite.
Drinks coffee mixed with a sedative to make him sleep so that…
Ma
Organizes the food and household supplies and salts the pork
Tom
Has spent the last four years in jail.
50 terms
The Grapes of Wrath
dissipates
bemused
protruded
dispersal
scattered
dazed
stuck out
distribution
dissipates
scattered
bemused
dazed
The Grapes of Wrath
Ma
Tom
Casy
Grampa
Organizes the food and household supplies and salts the pork
Has spent the last four years in jail.
A former preacher who feels like a hypocrite.
Drinks coffee mixed with a sedative to make him sleep so that…
Ma
Organizes the food and household supplies and salts the pork
Tom
Has spent the last four years in jail.
60 terms
The Grapes of Wrath
Ma
Tom
Casy
Grampa
Organizes the food and household supplies and salts the pork
Has spent the last four years in jail.
A former preacher who feels like a hypocrite.
Drinks coffee mixed with a sedative to make him sleep so that…
Ma
Organizes the food and household supplies and salts the pork
Tom
Has spent the last four years in jail.
12 terms
The Grapes of Wrath
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Tenant farmers in general preparing for the journey to Califo…
Tom and Ma Joad discuss California. Ma worries about what the…
The narrator explains that even though men continue to work t…
Long lines of cars creep down Highway 66, full of tenant farm…
Chapter 9
Tenant farmers in general preparing for the journey to Califo…
Chapter 10
Tom and Ma Joad discuss California. Ma worries about what the…
161 terms
The Grapes of Wrath
turtle
McAlester
Roshasharn
Noah
a: Tom Joad found one on the side of the road... b: it was going…
a: where Tom Joad went to prison... b: he killed a man
a: Tom's sister... b: pregnant and complains a lot
a: Tom's brother... b: Leaves his family and lives by the river
turtle
a: Tom Joad found one on the side of the road... b: it was going…
McAlester
a: where Tom Joad went to prison... b: he killed a man
The Grapes of Wrath
A
C
A
C
How does Grampa die?... (A) He has a stroke.... (B) He has a heart…
Why is Noah slightly deformed?... (A) Ma drank heavily during he…
What is a "big cat"?... (A) A machine used by the banks to evict…
During what decade did the Dust Bowl tragedy take place?... (A)…
A
How does Grampa die?... (A) He has a stroke.... (B) He has a heart…
C
Why is Noah slightly deformed?... (A) Ma drank heavily during he…
17 terms
Grapes of Wrath
dissipate
insinuation
pique
snub
to scatter and go away
a suggestion or implication
stimulate
to ignore
dissipate
to scatter and go away
insinuation
a suggestion or implication
31 terms
Grapes of Wrath
Author
Author's Birthplace
Noteworthy Novels
Accolade(s)
John Steinbeck
Salinas, California
The Grapes of Wrath, Cannery Row, The Pearl, Of Mice and Men
Nobel Prize for Literature
Author
John Steinbeck
Author's Birthplace
Salinas, California
39 terms
The Grapes of Wrath
Plot Overview
Narrarator
Point of View
Tone
Released from an Oklahoma state prison after serving four yea…
An anonymous, all-knowing, historically aware consciousness t…
The narrative shifts dramatically between different points of…
Mournful, awed, enraged, sympathetic
Plot Overview
Released from an Oklahoma state prison after serving four yea…
Narrarator
An anonymous, all-knowing, historically aware consciousness t…
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The Grapes of Wrath
Where was Steinbeck born?
Dates of Steinbeck
When did he win Pulitzer Prize and for…
When was Grapes of Wrath written?
Salinas, CA
1902-1968
1940-Grapes of Wrath
1939
Where was Steinbeck born?
Salinas, CA
Dates of Steinbeck
1902-1968
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grapes of wrath
"You had that big nose goin' over me l…
I got thinkin' how we was holy when we…
"[Y]ou cut us down, and soon you will…
"There ain't room enough for you an' m…
tom to the truck driver
jim casey preaching to the joad family for the first time bef…
one farmer warns the corrupt pawnbroker who robs him of his p…
gas station attendant when a farmer notes that surely Califor…
"You had that big nose goin' over me l…
tom to the truck driver
I got thinkin' how we was holy when we…
jim casey preaching to the joad family for the first time bef…
94 terms
Grapes of Wrath
What is the setting in the beginning o…
Diner waitress
Trucker
Tom Joad
Sallisaw, Oklahoma
At beginning of book talks to trucker about a man getting an…
Talks to woman in diner about a man getting an operation and…
Hitch hikes back home after being released from prison. The n…
What is the setting in the beginning o…
Sallisaw, Oklahoma
Diner waitress
At beginning of book talks to trucker about a man getting an…
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Grapes of Wrath
Causes of the Dust Bowl
Effects of the Dust Bowl
Dust Bowl takes place in
Black Sunday
-Farmers plowed too much land/took advantage of it... -Rain stop…
-Loss of pride (among farmers depending on government for wor…
Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas
April 14, 1935. Worst dust storm
Causes of the Dust Bowl
-Farmers plowed too much land/took advantage of it... -Rain stop…
Effects of the Dust Bowl
-Loss of pride (among farmers depending on government for wor…
38 terms
Grapes of Wrath
Slovenly
Vagrant
Comport
Abasement
negligent of neatness especially in dress and person (adj)
a wanderer with no established residence or means of support…
to behave in a certain way (v)
a low or downcast state (n)
Slovenly
negligent of neatness especially in dress and person (adj)
Vagrant
a wanderer with no established residence or means of support…
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Grapes of Wrath
Tie handkerchiefs over their noses and…
They notice that their men stay whole…
McAlester state penitentiary, manslaug…
A truck driver who carries a no riders…
What do the men do for themselves to protect from the dust?
How do the women know that this drought will pass?
Where did Tom Joad serve for four years? And why does tom ser…
Whom does Tom get a ride with after he is released from priso…
Tie handkerchiefs over their noses and…
What do the men do for themselves to protect from the dust?
They notice that their men stay whole…
How do the women know that this drought will pass?
The Grapes of Wrath
dissipates
bemused
protruded
dispersal
scattered
dazed
stuck out
distribution
dissipates
scattered
bemused
dazed
The grapes of wrath
if their men were who
There aint no sin
they were men & slaves
banks are cold and powerful masters
chapter 1
chapter 4
chapter 5
chapter 5
if their men were who
chapter 1
There aint no sin
chapter 4
Grapes of Wrath
What was the dust bowl?
Where was Tom? Why?
What was Casy's past occupation?
What is the significance of the turtle…
The Dust Bowl was a natural disaster that cause hundreds of d…
He was at McAllister's state penitentiary because he killed a…
He was a Preacher
It represents the family's journey to California. To give it…
What was the dust bowl?
The Dust Bowl was a natural disaster that cause hundreds of d…
Where was Tom? Why?
He was at McAllister's state penitentiary because he killed a…
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Grapes of Wrath
Joad
Homicide
Curtis Marbut
Hugh Bennett
Name of the family that moves to California
Crime that Tom committed
Father of soil science
Father of soil conservation
Joad
Name of the family that moves to California
Homicide
Crime that Tom committed
34 terms
The Grapes of Wrath
Type of novel
Year
Kind of writing from Steinbeck
Who decides things
Proletarian
1939
Romance
Ma (citadel)
Type of novel
Proletarian
Year
1939
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The Grapes of Wrath
Ain't
Appendix
Barn
Boxcar
A non-standard short form of am not, is not, are not, has not…
A small part of your body that has little or no use but can c…
A large building on a farm for keeping crops and sometimes an…
A railroad car with high sides and a roof that is used for ca…
Ain't
A non-standard short form of am not, is not, are not, has not…
Appendix
A small part of your body that has little or no use but can c…
78 terms
Grapes of Wrath
chapter 1 summary
What is devastating the land? (chap 1)
When the mens faces become hard and an…
What theme is shown through this quote…
-drought and dust are shriveling the Oklahoma cornfields ... -mi…
-drought and dust (the dust bowl)
-it shows that the men are still strong ... - It is anger that d…
-theme that women are dependent on men
chapter 1 summary
-drought and dust are shriveling the Oklahoma cornfields ... -mi…
What is devastating the land? (chap 1)
-drought and dust (the dust bowl)
Grapes of Wrath
Calluses
Examine
Homicide
Plodded
a hardened thickened place on the skin
Inquire into
the killing of one person by another
to walk heavily or slowly
Calluses
a hardened thickened place on the skin
Examine
Inquire into
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Grapes of Wrath
humility
insistent
sullenly
plump
modesty
demanding
morosely
pleasantly fat
humility
modesty
insistent
demanding
Grapes of Wrath
Tom Joad
Jim Casy
Muley Graves
What was Tom in prison for and for how…
Protagonist: an Oklahoma tenant farmer's son
former preacher who now questions traditional beliefs as he o…
farmer reduced to homeless poverty when he loses his family's…
four years for manslaughter. Paroled for good behavior
Tom Joad
Protagonist: an Oklahoma tenant farmer's son
Jim Casy
former preacher who now questions traditional beliefs as he o…
6 terms
Grapes of Wrath
jalopy
penitentiary
veneration
accoutrements
(n.) an old, decrepit, or unpretentious automobile
(n.) a correctional institution for those convicted of major…
(n.) profound respect; (in Christianity) showing devotion and…
(n.) additional items of dress or equipment, or other items c…
jalopy
(n.) an old, decrepit, or unpretentious automobile
penitentiary
(n.) a correctional institution for those convicted of major…
Grapes of Wrath
Calluses
Harsh
examine
plodded
Thickened portion of epidermis consists of mass of horny, ker…
Rough and unpleasant to the senses.
Look s.o. or s.t. over
trudged
Calluses
Thickened portion of epidermis consists of mass of horny, ker…
Harsh
Rough and unpleasant to the senses.
Grapes of wrath
calluses
Examine
Harsh
homicide
a hardened thickened place on the skin
Inspect
Rough and unpleasant to the senses.
the killing of one person by another
calluses
a hardened thickened place on the skin
Examine
Inspect
Grapes of Wrath
dissipates
protruded
truculent
tentatively
Disperse or scatter (v)
To stick out (v)
fierce and cruel; eager to fight (adj)
uncertain; hesitant (adv)
dissipates
Disperse or scatter (v)
protruded
To stick out (v)
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The Grapes of Wrath
piqued
rout
ornery
dissipate
cause to feel resentment, verb
to defeat, verb
stubborn, adj
to separate, adj
piqued
cause to feel resentment, verb
rout
to defeat, verb
The Grapes of Wrath
Bemused
Beseech
Brooding
Cantankerous
to be puzzled, confused, or bewilder ( someone )
ask (someone) urgently and fervently to do something; implore…
showing deep unhappiness of thought;
bad-tempered, argumentative, and uncooperative.
Bemused
to be puzzled, confused, or bewilder ( someone )
Beseech
ask (someone) urgently and fervently to do something; implore…
The grapes of wrath
Vivaciousness
Accounterments
Insignia
Proprietor
Liveliness;animation
Accessories
Emblem
Owner
Vivaciousness
Liveliness;animation
Accounterments
Accessories
The Grapes of Wrath
Dissipated
Bemused
Protruded
Dispersal
To become less.
Confused, Puzzled
Sticks out, extends forward.
Distribution of, hand out.
Dissipated
To become less.
Bemused
Confused, Puzzled
The Grapes of Wrath
Tom Joad Jr.
Tom Joad Sr.
Jim Casy
Grampa
second oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Joad, spent time in McAllis…
father of Noah, Tom, Rosasharn, Al, Ruthie, and Winfield, hus…
former preacher, morally confused, unsure of himself, humanit…
old farmer, husband of Granma, fought for his land, dirty man…
Tom Joad Jr.
second oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Joad, spent time in McAllis…
Tom Joad Sr.
father of Noah, Tom, Rosasharn, Al, Ruthie, and Winfield, hus…
32 terms
The Grapes of Wrath
Bemuse
Perplexity
Corrugated
Furrow
To confuse or bewilder
A state of confusion or uncertainty
Bent into folds or alternate furrows and ridges, wrinkled
To make wrinkles or grooves, a wrinkle or groove
Bemuse
To confuse or bewilder
Perplexity
A state of confusion or uncertainty
The Grapes of Wrath
judiciously
veneration
chambray
intricacies
Having, exercising, or characterized by good or discriminatin…
a feeling of awe, respect, etc.
a linen-finished gingham cloth with a white weft and a colore…
details, especially of an involved or perplexing subject.
judiciously
Having, exercising, or characterized by good or discriminatin…
veneration
a feeling of awe, respect, etc.
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The Grapes of Wrath
Vivaciousness
Morosely
Querulously
Transcend
liveliness, high-spiritedness
gloomily
In a complaining way
surpass
Vivaciousness
liveliness, high-spiritedness
Morosely
gloomily
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The grapes of wrath
Bemuse
Perplexity
Corrugated
Furrow
To confuse or bewilder
State of confusion or uncertainty
Bent into folds or alternate furrows and ridges; wrinkled
To make wrinkles or grooves
Bemuse
To confuse or bewilder
Perplexity
State of confusion or uncertainty
20 terms
The Grapes of Wrath
Declivity
Ensnared
Beseech
Truculently
Slope, hill
Caught, as in a trap
Make an earnest request
Fiercely
Declivity
Slope, hill
Ensnared
Caught, as in a trap
14 terms
The Grapes of Wrath
Ma Joad
Tom Joad
Pa Joad
Jim Casy
Circle of the family
The favorite son, killed a man, organizes unions
Oklahoma Tenant farmer
Former preacher, goes to prison for Tom Joad
Ma Joad
Circle of the family
Tom Joad
The favorite son, killed a man, organizes unions
The Grapes of Wrath
Tom Joad
John Steinbeck
Al Joad
Noah Joad
main character; spent 4 years in the penitentiary for murder…
author of The Grapes of Wrath; lived with farmers to find out…
16 year old son
oldest Joad son
Tom Joad
main character; spent 4 years in the penitentiary for murder…
John Steinbeck
author of The Grapes of Wrath; lived with farmers to find out…
161 terms
The Grapes of Wrath
turtle
McAlester
Roshasharn
Noah
a: Tom Joad found one on the side of the road... b: it was going…
a: where Tom Joad went to prison... b: he killed a man
a: Tom's sister... b: pregnant and complains a lot
a: Tom's brother... b: Leaves his family and lives by the river
turtle
a: Tom Joad found one on the side of the road... b: it was going…
McAlester
a: where Tom Joad went to prison... b: he killed a man
55 terms
The Grapes of Wrath
Molt
Hackles
Ravel
Bemused
Cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
A feeling of anger and animosity
Disentangled
Perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements
Molt
Cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
Hackles
A feeling of anger and animosity
30 terms
The Grapes of Wrath
Abasement
Aloof
Angular
Animosity
humiliation; degradation
(adj.) withdrawn, standing apart from others (usually as a ma…
sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; le…
(n.) strong dislike; bitter hostility
Abasement
humiliation; degradation
Aloof
(adj.) withdrawn, standing apart from others (usually as a ma…
60 terms
The Grapes of Wrath
Organizes the food and household suppl…
Has spent the last four years in jail.
A former preacher who feels like a hyp…
Drinks coffee mixed with a sedative to…
Ma
Tom
Casy
Grampa
Organizes the food and household suppl…
Ma
Has spent the last four years in jail.
Tom
33 terms
Grapes of Wrath
Muley Graves
Uncle John
Rose of Sharon
Sairy Wilson
"Ghost" of vacant farms; stayed in Oklahoma
he blames himself for the death of his wife and it haunts his…
she is married to Connie; she is pregnant throughout the whol…
she is sick and in much pain; she never reaches California
Muley Graves
"Ghost" of vacant farms; stayed in Oklahoma
Uncle John
he blames himself for the death of his wife and it haunts his…
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