The Chrysanthemums

What is the stranger's motivation for pretending to be interested in Elisa’s chrysanthemums?

The chrysanthemums by John Steinbeck

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The stranger needs work, and the longer he keeps Elisa talking, the more likely she will find something for him to do. It's salesmanship.


The Chrysanthemums