The Chrysanthemums: Symbols Quiz
Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Chrysanthemums? Put your knowledge to
the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Who has "Planter's hands"?
The man who killed Mr. Peanut
Q. Who in the story feels the most isolated?
Q. What does Elisa see on the road that devastates her?
The tinker, after being shot
Her husband cheating
Q. What is the symbol of Elisa's prettiness on her date night?
Chrysanthemum on the road
Q. Which of the following phrases is used to describe the Salinas Valley?
East of Eden
"a nice place to be from"
"a closed pot"
Quiet and idyllic