Small Great Things Quotes

This Study Guide consists of approximately 60 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Small Great Things.
This section contains 977 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Small Great Things Study Guide

The experience of watching Louis being born affected us all differently. Christina had her baby via surrogate. Rachel had five. Me, I became a labor and delivery nurse.”
-- Ruth (Stage One: Early Labor, Ruth paragraph 21)

Importance: Ruth, Christina, and Rachel (who is referred to throughout this guide as Adisa) have just witnessed Mina Hallowell give birth. The earlier part of this chapter is talking about Ruth's childhood, including how she came to be in a position to witness her mother deliver the Hallowell's son.

But when I open the folder, there's a hot-pink Post-it on the paperwork. NO AFRICAN AMERICAN PERSONNEL TO CARE FOR THIS PATIENT.”
-- Ruth (Chapter 4, Ruth paragraph 17)

Importance: Ruth has just discovered that Marie has given in to Turk's demand that no blacks will take care of Brittany or Davis. This note becomes part of the trial, and Ruth is accused of letting Davis die rather than risking her job to tend to him.

But when things began to change...
-- Turk (Chapter 6, Turk paragraph 82)

(read more)

This section contains 977 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Small Great Things Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Small Great Things from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook