The Chrysanthemums Research Paper

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Including, many years ago women were seen unfit to do a lot of things, but that didn’t stop them from trying. “The Chrysanthemums” described the setting as a place that didn’t have room for wise woman. Although, Henry supported Elisa and offered for her to do things, like going to the fight; he knew deep inside that it wasn’t for her. Henry did a lot of business with other men, by selling cattle and other things around the farm, as Elisa sat back and watched from afar while planting her chrysanthemums. The story compares Elisa to the chrysanthemums, because they’re strong and beautiful, but yet ignored and unnoticed. In my opinion, it was effective in comparing the women to the flowers. I believe the author’s purpose for this story was
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