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The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath


by John Steinbeck

Timothy and Wilkie Wallace

Character Analysis

Tom meets the Wallaces during his first morning in Weedpatch. They are an incredibly warm and welcoming family (a father and a son), and they share their breakfast with Tom. Timothy and Wilkie help Tom find five days of work, digging a ditch for Mr. Thomas. Tom and Wilkie are good friends during the month Tom lives in Weedpatch.