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Cannery Row

Cannery Row


by John Steinbeck

Cannery Row: Quotes (What Was Said) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Cannery Row? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. According to the first paragraph, what is Cannery Row?

a place in Oregon
the new location of Desperate Housewives
a poem
a historic housing district
Q. Who, "being against the law, at least against its letter [ . . . ] must be twice as law-abiding as anyone else"?

The murderous octopi in the Great Tidepool
The sheriff who plays checkers with Gay in the Salinas jail
Q. What is Doc talking about when he says, "If we did something as inexplicable and strange we'd probably be praying"?

The way cats walk around in a bunch of circles before they lie down
How stinkbugs stick their tails in the air
Why Mr. and Mrs. Malloy live in the boiler
The behavior of Green Bay Packers fans
Q. Who says he's "supposed to drink a beer milk shake"?

Alton Brown on Iron Chef America
Q. About whom does Mack say, "There is one hell of a woman"? (23.63)

Mary Talbot
Margaret Thatcher