The Plum Tree Quotes

Ellen Marie Wiseman
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But we’re from two different worlds.
-- Christine (Chapter 1 paragraph 44)

Importance: At the beginning of the novel, seventeen year-old Christine wonders if she and Isaac can ever truly be together since they come from different worlds. Christine is a working-class Christian while Isaac is a wealthy Jew. Isaac assures her that these are differences easy to overcome, though it will not be so easy as far as the Nazis are concerned.

The only thing I want is to be your wife.
-- Christine (Chapter 5 paragraph 42)

Importance: The Nuremburg Laws make life difficult on Jews, forbidding them from even working and shopping. Isaac worries how he will ever be able to support Christine or make her happy, but Christine says that all she truly wants out of life is to be Isaac’s wife.

Fear had become a part of who they were, and it showed in their hunched shoulders and hurried pace.
-- Narrator (Chapter 12 paragraph 1)

Importance: As Allied bombing raids become commonplace, and...

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