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Cannery Row

Cannery Row

by John Steinbeck

Cannery Row: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. What does Andy see when he looks into the eyes of the old Chinaman?A terrifyingly desolate landscape
2. In the opening, Steinbeck compares writing the stories in Cannery Row toCollecting flat worms
3. What's one reason Mack and the boys are happy?They don't value money very highly.
4. What's wrong with Henri's boat?It doesn't float.
5. What's the "glory and the hearth and the center" of the Palace Flophouse (7.6)?Mack's bed

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