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A Fall of Marigolds - Chapter 11: Clara - Chapter 15: Clara Summary & Analysis

Susan Meissner
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Chapter 11: Clara—Ellis Island, September 1911

Clara explains that she found solace in the monotony of the routine that all the Ellis Island nurses followed. At the end of her shift, Clara noticed that Andrew needed to use the bathroom. His pride pushed against her desire to help him. After the lunch break, Clara met up with her fellow nurses. She was cold to Ivy since Ivy told Dr. Randall about the fire and told him her first name. Nellie, another nurse, said she thought Dr. Randall had "taken a shine" to Clara, who denied it. Clara cooly walked away from the conversation after it turned back to Ivy telling Dr. Randall about the fire.

Chapter 12: Clara—Ellis Island, September 1911

Clara opens the chapter by telling the reader about how she was trained by her father and at nursing school on...

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