Social Stereotypes Of Women In The Chrysanthemums By John Steinbeck

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Register to read the introduction… He tries to convince the quiet wife to give him some work to do. Only after complimenting Elisa on her chrysanthemums, does she give him work to do. The Tinker shows some interest in Elisa, which she has not recieved before and sets her confidence higher than she has ever had it. She feels as if someone understands her passion and love for her garden so she gives the Tinker a gesture in return for all his hard work; a flower pot with some of her chrysanthemums. Later, Elisa begins to feel anger and disappointment because she sees her chrysanthemums, the ones she had planted into a pot for the Tinker, on the side of the road, tossed to the side as if they were nothing. Perhaps if women were seen equal to men, instead of being seen as weak, the Tinker would not have thrown her flowers into the

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