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布鲁克林有棵树


  女孩弗兰西来自布鲁克林贫民区,母亲靠做清洁工来养活全家,父亲贪恋于酒精。弗兰西和弟弟从小便靠捡破烂来换取微薄的零用钱。她熟悉每种废品的价格,也知道如何买到完整的廉价发霉面包。然而每到周末,她都会去图书馆,她想把那里所有的书从A到Z都一一看过。星期天下午,她最爱在家里太平梯上,藏在树荫里看书。弗兰西体味着成长的艰辛:家境的贫穷、同学的歧视、社会的不公……然而她始终像布鲁克林的“天堂树”一般,出身、成长于贫民区,却奋力成长,坚毅不拔。

   “There’s a tree that grows in Brooklyn. Some people call it the Tree of Heaven. No matter where its seed falls, it makes a tree which struggles to reach the sky. It grows in 1)boarded-up lots and out of neglected rubbish heaps. It grows up out of cellar 2)gratings. It is the only tree that grows out of cement. It grows lushly…survives without sun, water, and seemingly without earth. It would be considered beautiful except that there are too many of it.”

  3)Serene was a word you could put to Brooklyn, New York. Especially in the summer of 1912. Somber, as a word, was better. But it did not apply to Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Prairie was lovely and Shenandoah had a beautiful sound, but you couldn’t fit those words into Brooklyn. Serene was the only word for it; especially on a Saturday afternoon in summer.

  Late in the afternoon the sun 4)slanted down into the mossy yard belonging to Francie Nolan’s house, and warmed the worn wooden fence. Looking at the shafted sun, Francie had that same fine feeling that came when she recalled the poem they recited in school.

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