The music teacher who comes to Francie’s first school for thirty minutes each week. He also teaches at her second school, due to his employment being dependent on his willingness to travel around the district. He instills high culture into the children without their knowing it, teaching them high-brow compositions in the form of mundane songs. Francie and the other children adore him, and he is also attractive to the schoolteachers.
Mr. Morton Character Timeline in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
The timeline below shows where the character Mr. Morton appears in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...despite “all the meanness, cruelty, and unhappiness.” There are some bright moments, such as when Mr. Morton comes to teach music. The teachers adore him. When he arrives, Miss Briggs wears her... (full context)