The Chrysanthemums

what is "time of quiet and waiting" mean?

explain the setting; what feeling does it convery?

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While her husband rides the range, Elisa is confined to her house and her flower garden. Because it's December, "It was a time of quiet and waiting" (2), which means there is probably even less for Elisa to do than usual. This is a small world, after all, and it's closed up like a pot. (1)