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"A Field of Wheat" Response

Summary: A review of the short story "A Field of Wheat" by Sinclair Ross, in which the wife of a wheat farmer struggles to find her place in her marriage during the 1930s. Although the story is not captivating, it shows the resiliency of the human spirit, as Martha and John kept on despite their terrible living conditions, their isolation, and the harshness of the land that John farmed.
The short story "A Field of Wheat" was written by a Canadian author Sinclair Ross. It is a tale of a woman's struggle to find her place in her marriage. Martha's husband John has always been the pillar of strength in their family, and she has always relied on him. Then after a hail storm, which destroyed their crops it was revealed how strong Martha really was and how her husband also relied on her. Sinclair Ross was born in Shellbrook, Saskatchewan to Peter and Catherine Ross. Ross left school in gr. 11 to work in a bank; he continued this career in Winnipeg until 1968. Then Ross joined the army for four years. He moved back to Canada in 1980 after living in Greece and Spain. He then died in 1996 from Parkinson's disease in Vancouver and was buried in Indian Head, where he went to school as...

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