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The Chrysanthemums

The Chrysanthemums

by John Steinbeck

The Chrysanthemums: Symbols True or False

1. Who has "Planter's hands"?Elisa
2. Who in the story feels the most isolated?The tinker
3. What does Elisa see on the road that devastates her?Her husband cheating
4. What is the symbol of Elisa's prettiness on her date night?Mended pot
5. Which of the following phrases is used to describe the Salinas Valley?"a closed pot"

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