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The Grapes of Wrath

Section 1 (characters)

Lost his farm and had to move in with Uncle John Pa
Beat a peddler with a live chicken one time. She is mainly focused on the strength of the family unit. Ma
Grandma says this about him: "A wicketer, cussin'er man never lived. He's goin' to hell on a poker, praise Gawd." Grandpa
She is the most religious person in the family. Grandma
Just out of jail and is finally getting back with his family. The main character in the story. Tom Joad
The 12-year-old sister of Tom Joad. Ruthie
He used to be a preacher till he decided that love of other people was more important than love of Jesus. Jim Casy
A vagrant who has been displaced by the banks. He moves around squatting in the ruined houses. Muley Graves
The 10-year-old brother of Ruthie Joad. Winfield
Oldest of the Joad boys. He is strange and quiet. Noah
The youngest of the Joad boys. He is obsessed with cars and has far too much testosterone. Al
Tom's pretty sister. She is pregnany with her first child. Rose of Sharon
Tom's brother-in-law. Connie Rivers
Pa's brother. The Joad family had to move into his house, although he had already gotten his 'notice' too. Uncle John
State that the Joad's live in before beginning their journey to California. Oklahoma
The author of "The Grapes of Wrath" (the novel) John Steinbeck
Created by: ecmaddocks
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