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Zitkala-Sa (Gertrude Bonnin)

Native American rights activist (February 22, 1876 - January 26, 1938)
Nationality: American
Zitkala-Sa (also known as Gertrude Bonnin) was a prominent leader of the Pan-Indian Movement in the U.S. during the 1920s and 1930s. Educated outside of the Yankton Sioux reservation at Quaker and Christian schools, her works examine the consequences of cultural assimilation.
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The Chrysanthemums

  • Short story 1937
It did not take long for John Steinbeck's short story "The Chrysanthemums" to garner critical acclaim. The protagonist, a woman who takes special fondness in her flowers, is manipulated by a migrant tinker, leading to a quietly profound ending.

Works by Steinbeck, John

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