Cross Creek Themes

This Study Guide consists of approximately 4 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Cross Creek.
This section contains 173 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Cross Creek Short Guide

Cross Creek Summary & Study Guide Description

Cross Creek Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections:

This detailed literature summary also contains Related Titles on Cross Creek by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.

Preview of Cross Creek Summary:

As in South Moon Under (1933) and The Yearling (1938), there is little connection between the immediate locale in which the book is set and the outside world. Certainly paramount among the themes is the locale itself — Cross Creek, a tiny settlement on a small creek of the same name, adjacent to Orange Lake in rural north central Florida. The people and events are real people and events that Rawlings encountered while living and working at her orange grove at Cross Creek. As in much of her other writing, Rawlings shows tough, self-reliant people whose lives are intimately bound up in their natural environment — hunting, fishing, working the groves. Rawlings provides carefully detailed descriptions of the landscape and the people. The country can be very demanding, but is nevertheless very attractive. Among it inhabitants there are knaves, but no real villains. The values of trustworthiness and hard work...

This section contains 173 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Cross Creek Short Guide
Copyrights
Gale
Cross Creek from Gale. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook