Chapter 6 Discussion Questions

Why do you think Tom acted the way he did when it was revealed to him that Mulley stayed behind at the farm?

He did this because of his past experiences in Oklahoma. Families relied on unity for survival as it was the only way to culitivate all the land needed to make a living. Deserting your family was seen as something wrong. This is why Tom reacts angrily when Mulley tells him that he stayed behind.

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