The Harvest Summary & Study Guide

Tomás Rivera
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"The Harvest" is divided into seven short sections. It is set somewhere in the Midwest at the end of September and the beginning of October. The unnamed narrator, a migrant farm worker, thinks this is the best time of year because the work is nearly over and he and his fellow workers will soon be able to return to Texas. Then the main character, Don Trine, is introduced. He walks through the fields every afternoon, and he prefers to do this alone, becoming angry if anyone tries to accompany him.

The next section is a dialogue between a group of unnamed workers, who work alongside Don Trine. They discuss the possible reasons for Trine's walks, which puzzle them. One says that it is Trine's business what he does; another thinks it is strange that he walks alone.

Next, the narrator reports on how the rumors about...

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