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Kitchenette Building

Kitchenette Building


1. What is a kitchenette building?→A building filled with small kitchens that were used by the community, sometimes rented by the hour.
2. Why were there so many people using a single bathroom?→Each family, or apartment, had to share a bathroom with several other families in the building.
3. In the second stanza, what cooking smells does Brooks describe?→Onions and fried potatoes.
4. In what city does this poem most likely take place?→Chicago
5. In what decade does this poem likely take place?→The 1960s
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