Read first 15 pages and answer questions
1. American society in the 1950s was marked by an expanding middle class and the development of American suburbia. How is this economic trend evident in Holcomb as it is established in the exposition of the book?
2. How Is Herb cutterer’s success in establishing River valley farm an example for the economic trends of the time ? (page 5-10)
3. While the American economy was prosperous and progressive throughout the 1950s, American society was marked by social conservatism and conformity. How are these social trends evident in the character of Herb Clutter ?