The Chrysanthemums by John Steinbeck

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What does Elisa see at the end of "The Chrysanthemums" that makes her sad?

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In John Steinbeck ’s story, Elisa has greatly enjoyed discussing gardening with the itinerant peddler who has stopped by the farm. Although some part of her understands that she is trying to sell her things, she convinces herself that he shares her enthusiasm for the...

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