An American Childhood - Study Guide Part Two: Pages 73 through 100 Summary & Analysis

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The history of Pittsburgh and America in general, were vague thoughts in Anne's mind. The thoughts were too unclear and uncritical to really be considered beliefs; at most, they were the seeds of future beliefs, which would come about as Anne grew more fully into consciousness. The various historical facts she knew—about the old businessmen who used to run Pittsburgh and the old cobblestone which would later be replaced by pavement, for example—formed a kind of pleasant scenery for her imagination to play in, but, as yet, she was unable to understand or comprehend the true significance of one's place in history.

Anne read her first non-fiction book when she borrowed a drawing book from her friend's father. She was fascinated by it and took up drawing almost every day. She was shocked—and...

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