Francie And Johnny Nolan's A Tree Grows In Brooklyn

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he novel A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is about a family in Brooklyn during the 1960s. Katie and Johnny Nolan’s family suffers from the harsh treatment and views from others due to their low social and economic status. Their children, Francie and Neely, notice but don’t fully understand why they are treated as lower class citizens. Soon both were to start school. However, in order to start school, both need to receive the proper vaccinations. At this appointment, the nurse of Francie makes rude comments about the filth of the children to go along with the doctor. However, Francie notices that the nurse was actually once in a similar position of her family’s and has risen to a higher status. The following passage accounts for Francie’s thoughts during
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