John Steinbeck is a prolific twentieth century American writer and the seventh to win a Nobel prize in Literature. Born in 1902 in Salinas Valley,...
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 John Steinbeck is a prolific twentieth century American writer and the seventh to

win a Nobel prize in Literature. Born in 1902 in Salinas Valley, California, his short story “The Chrysanthemums” is one that seeks to empathize with the lonely life of a young married woman living on an isolated ranch. X. J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia in a brief biography on Steinbeck state that in his fiction works “Steinbeck maintains an appealing sympathy for the poor and downtrodden, the lonely and dispossessed” (242).
Read more on Steinbeck’s background and the historical period in which he wrote this
story.


Read John Steinbeck’s “The Chrysanthemums very closely again. Write a literary


analysis essay that analyzes the symbolic significance of the chrysanthemums to a


character (s) in the text. For adequate analysis, associate symbolism with these characters


or places:
Elisa AllenHenry Allen Tinker


Flower Garden/Ranch Meat CompanyRestaurant


-MLA format
-single spaced
-6 paragraphs
-no plaigerism

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