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Study Guide: Pollan, The Botany of Desire , ch. 1 1. What did people do with the apples they got from Chapman’s orchards? 2. What is strange, genetically speaking, about apples? 3. What did Chapman think of grafting? 4. How does having sweet fruit help a plant from an evolutionary point of view? 5. What are the similarities the author traces between Chapman and the Greek god Dionysius?
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Unformatted text preview: 6. What do you think Pollan is trying to accomplish in his writing? What kind of rhetoric does he employ to achieve this goal? How is Pollans goal (and rhetoric) different than Jenners? 7. Why do apples require more pesticides than other plants? 8. What kind of things do you associate with apples? In what ways is the apple the American fruit?...
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