The Flowers Summary
Alice Walker

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The Flowers Summary


An innocent, ten-year-old black girl at the start of the story, enjoying a walk and gathering flowers on a nice day. She has no cares in the world and is happy. She discovers a dead man and is unafraid. She proceeds to collect a flower and discovers a noose, and in the tree, some remains of the rope. She lays down her flowers: innocence is lost.

Dead Man

A dead black man who...

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