East of Eden - Study Guide Part 4, Chapters 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46 and 47 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 66 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of East of Eden.
This section contains 910 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the East of Eden Study Guide

Cal and Aron think about their future, and Cal would like to farm on Adam's ranch while Aron has plans to attend college. Cal's ambition drives him to contact Will Hamilton for advice, and he and Will enter into a business buying beans grown in the Salinas Valley and export them during wartime. The new partners buy beans from the local farmers for 2.5 cents per pound and sell them to British merchants for 12 cents per pound. After the war breaks out, Cal's plan proves to be very profitable and he nets $15,000, which he plans to give to Adam to replace the money lost on the lettuce fiasco.

After Aron goes away to college, Abra begins to spend more time with the Trask family, especially Lee who comes to think of Abra as his own daughter. Abra shares with Lee her concerns that she...

(read more from the Part 4, Chapters 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46 and 47 Summary)

This section contains 910 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the East of Eden Study Guide
Copyrights
Novels for Students
East of Eden from Novels for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.