Intercalary Chapter Tree Map

Intercalary-Chapter
Chapter 1
End of Rain
Sets scene of dust bowl
Dust
Sets scene of dust bowl
Family
Women and children watch men
Human dignity
Unity
Men do not break
Survival
Chapter 3
Turtle crosses the road
Road/Dust
Hostile environment
Southwest
Heading toward CA
Oatbeard in shell
Rebirth (Rose of Sharon)
Humanity and Life force
Drivers
Swerves
Human kindness
Hits
Survives despite obstacle
Chapter 5
Bank men repossess land
Conflict between
socioeconomic classes
Family farmer
Impersonal company
Tractor/Driver
Destroys human elements of land
Driver part of machine
Ignores place in community,
responsibility to humanity
Farmer
Torn from land/identity
Chapter 7
Salesman sells jalopies
Takes advantage of farmer
Farmer looses control
Frantic
Chapter 9
Farmers sell off possessions
Lose identity w/o possessions
Lose human dignity with unfair price
Anger begins
Small man cannot help himself,
must rely on unity with others
Chapter 11
Tractor works land
Mechanical Lifelessnes
Driver distance from land/life force
Homes deteriorate
Farmers take life from region
Chapter 14
Change
Fear from owners
Causes and Results
Results: widening
government, labor unity
Causes: hunger, anger,
struggle to survive
Mine to Ours
Farmers able to do more as
"we" than as "I"
Human Unity
Chapter 29
Floods
No work
Family
Women and children watch men
Men do not break
Anger
Survival
Work together to survive
Life force
Chapter 27
Picking Cotton
People able to eat again
Scales sometimes
crooked
Injustice
Pickers band together
Unity
Misfortune may come back;
cautious
Chapter 25
Spring in CA
Growers use new techniques
Chemists invent new pesticides
Migrant workers pick
bountiful fruit
Waste/Destruction
Use land only for profit
Ignore life force of land
Interrupts life force of humans
Chapter 21
Anger
Migrants unite, anger toward
situation/banks
Natives toward migrants taking
over, contributing to growth of big
farms
Fear
Townspeople of angry migrants
Hunger
Drives migrants to CA
Allows migrants to work for less
Chapter 17
Roadside Communities
New Laws
Benefit small man
Think as one community
Survive together
Must work together as "we"
More flexible together
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