A Tree Grows in Brooklyn By Betty Smith Character Analysis Aunt Evy

Evy Rommely is Katie's older sister. Like Katie and Sissy, Evy is a practical woman, who is willing to work hard for her family. She is married to Willie Flittman, who is a failure at life. When Willie is injured and cannot work, Evy takes over his job. When Willie disappears one day, Evy again takes over Willie's job and supports the family. Evy is well known for her excellent and very entertaining imitations. When she tells her sisters about Willie's experiences with his horse, Drummer, Evy is able to imitate Willie and the horse and bring the stories to life.

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During the summer after graduation from elementary school, Francie begins to work at a factory that produces what?




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