Feathers Setting & Symbolism

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The Highway

The highway that runs alongside Frannie's apartment building separates the black neighborhood where she and her family live from the white community located across the highway.

Frannie's Apartment

Frannie lives in an apartment with her parents and brother, Sean. They are on an upper floor of the apartment building and use an elevator to travel up and down.

Price School

Frannie is a sixth-grader at Price School. The school is located in an African-American neighborhood and all the children are black, except the new boy who has just recently enrolled.

Mrs. Johnson's Classroom

Mrs. Johnson is the sixth-grade teacher at Price School. In this class, Frannie and the other kids study the Emily Dickinson poem, "Hope."

The Rec Center

Frannie is at the Rec Center when she ses the new white kid, Jesus Boy, being picked up by his father who is African-American. Later, the two...

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