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The Chrysanthemums | Study Guide

John Steinbeck

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Overview

Author

John Steinbeck

Year Published

1937

Type

Short Story

Genre

Fiction

Perspective and Narrator

"The Chrysanthemums" is told by a third-person omniscient narrator.

Tense

"The Chrysanthemums" is narrated in the past tense.

About the Title

"The Chrysanthemums" refers to the chrysanthemum flowers protagonist Elisa Allen raises every year; specifically, the little chrysanthemum sprouts she gives to a traveling tinker to give to another of his customers.

Summary

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