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Citations follow this format: (Chapter.Paragraph) Though Steinbeck did not originally include chapter numbers with the text, most editions are broken into six sections, based on day and time of day: Thursday evening = Chapter 1; Friday day = Chapter 2; Friday evening = Chapter 3; Saturday night = Chapter 4; Sunday afternoon = Chapter 5; Sunday evening = Chapter 6.
"This is just a nigger talkin', an' a busted-back nigger. So it don't mean nothing, see?" (4.39)
The weak do have one privilege: no one pays attention to what they say. It's not much, but you have to take what you can get.