Tobacco Road - Study Guide Chapters 4-6 Summary & Analysis

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In chapter 4, Jeeter puts aside the air pump he has been using to pump up the inner tube and sneaks over to the turnip sack. Ada, Jeeter's wife, watches, her thoughts on her lovely daughter, Pearl. Pearl's too much like her father, Ada is thinking, rather than her mother. Jeeter was saying that Pearl was like Ada because Ada refused to speak in the early years of their marriage. However, Ada knows Pearl is like her father, a man who passed through the county for a few days years ago. Pearl has ambition, a desire to go to the city and make it on her own. As Jeeter continues to make his way across the yard, Dude continues to complain about Ellie May's behavior. Jeeter takes the turnips and runs into the woods with them. Lov is angry but does nothing about it. Lov goes...

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