Study Guide

The Grapes of Wrath Chapter 7

By John Steinbeck

Chapter 7

  • All over the land, used-car lots appear. There's a profit to be made selling used cars to the families who have been kicked off of their land, and who are hoping to make it to California.
  • The car salesmen are really slimy, and the used cars are overpriced.
  • Families are tricked into buying overpriced cars.