A Tree Grows In Brooklyn Character Analysis

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The historical fiction novel, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is centered around Francie Nolan, the protagonist. Francie Nolan is a strong spirited and intelligent young lady. Francie growing up in a poor atmosphere, learns to appreciate the little things in life and sees the best in places and people. To demonstrated, “"People always think that happiness is a faraway thing," thought Francie, "something complicated and hard to get. Yet, what little things can make it up; a place of shelter when it rains-a cup of strong hot coffee when you're blue; for a man, a cigarette for contentment; a book to read when you're alone-just to be with someone you love. Those things make happiness”” (Smith 457). Francie, being an optimistic character can find the best
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