1. Why are the women and children so silent while the men speak with the owners?
The women and children were silent so they could listen to what the owners had
2. How is the beginning of the third paragraph an example of anaphora? What is the effe
1. How is the description of the turtle also a description of the people of the Dust Bowl?
The turtle is going through what all the people in the dust bowl are going through.
2. What three adjectives describe the turtles efforts? Provide evidenc
1. How has the land changed? What blankets everything?
The cornfields of Oklahoma shrivel and fade in a long summer drought. Thick
clouds of dust blocks out the stars and covers the crops.
2. How does Steinbeck use Impressionism in this chapter?
The Grapes of Wrath
Summary ch 9 and 10
Chapter 9 - The tenant people pick through their belongings, deciding what they should take on
their journey west. Whatever doesnt fit they have to leave behind or sell it. People buy these
items that cant fit on th
Grapes of Wrath
1. How does Steinbeck describe the used car salesmen in this chapter? Site specific lines
that are particularly striking.
Steinbeck shows that the car salesman have complete power over the farmers,
which leads him to charge outra
Grapes of Wrath
Summary Ch 3 and Ch 4
In the hot summer, a turtle crosses the hot highway. A woman turns swiftly to avoid
hitting the turtle, then another driver tries to run it over. He barely nicks the edge of the turtles
shell and flipped it off the ro
1.What does the man buy in addition to the farmer's stuff?
2.What promise for the future goes along with the sale?
3.Why do the farmers become nervous and impatient to leave after they
burned the leftover stuff?
1. Explain why Ma is s