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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 to -> Collecting 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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