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Tortilla Flat

John Steinbeck
Further Study

Themes, Symbols, and Motifs Quiz

Further Study Themes, Symbols, and Motifs Quiz

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An overarching theme in Steinbeck's fiction is the beauty and goodness of ___.

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Which character is often halted in his tracks by the almost spiritual beauty of his environment?

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When there is a little money left over that's not enough for food or drink, what do the paisanos spend it on?

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Among the paisanos, what is the drink of choice for easing the pain of life?

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What becomes the physical symbol of the bond between the friends who live at Danny's house?