The Grapes of Wrath

How can we evaluate Uncle John's attitude toward women-and toward Sharon in particular-when we learn that he "would have liked Rose of Sharon to sit [in the honor seat]. This was impossible, because she was young and a woman."?

Chapter 10

Asked by
Last updated by Aslan
Answers 1
Add Yours

I'm not completely sure what you are asking here. It would seem that Uncle John truly is happy about Sharon's pregnancy yet the strict gender roled prevented him from having Sharon sit in the honour seat.