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Cannery Row

Cannery Row


by John Steinbeck

Cannery Row: Symbols 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. Doc's quilt is made of

Mack and the boys' old pants
Underwear and evening gowns worn by Dora's girls
Burlap sacks from Lee Chong's grocery
The latest moisture-wicking polar fleece
Q. What happens during the hour of the pearl?

Doc comes home to his party
The old Chinaman goes through town
Carly Rae Jepson arrives to perform Call Me Maybe
Two soldiers and their dates have a little nookie
Q. What does the old chinaman wear?

one shoe with a loose sole
a beanie
a sign saying "kick me"
Q. The flagpole skater

isn't interesting to anyone in town
fascinates everyone, especially Henri
never uses the toilet
falls off the flagpole and sues Holman's department store
Q. What can you find in the Great Tide Pool?

friendly dolphins
bloodthirsty sea anemones
the cast of Love Boat