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The Chrysanthemums

The Chrysanthemums


by John Steinbeck

The Chrysanthemums: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. In the world of The Chrysanthemums, a woman's role is -> mowing the lawn
2. Elisa's sense of dissatisfaction arises primarily from -> failure to successfully express herself, and the failure on the part of others to fulfill her emotional needs
3. What character breaks Elisa's isolation? -> The tinker
4. What is the main change that Elisa undergoes? -> Season
5. What happens to the chrysanthemums that Elisa gives the tinker? -> He throws them into the road