Francie Setting & Symbolism

Karen English
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Three Notch

This is a rural region of Noble, Alabama where several black families reside. A road runs through it, but it is heavily wooded. Francie and her mother live here, as well as Auntie Lydia, Miss Mabel and a few others. The families seem to have formed a loose-knit community, illustrated by their concern that the community will suffer if the white folks find out that Jesse Pruitt is being protected in their woods.

Early Farm

The largest farm near Three Notch is owned by Mr. and Mrs. Early. It is probably a cotton farm, and employs quite a few people from the area, including little Prez and Perry who help plant and pick. It is a source of work for some very poor people, and is where Jesse Pruitt is working when he is cheated out of his wages.

Trains

Francie's favorite thing is to watch...

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