The Bean Trees

explain taylors reaction to turtles failure to thrive and give specific examples

chap. 8

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Turtle internalizes "failure to thrive" because she herself lived it. She understands it and protests to the doctor that Turtle has been growing of late. I think Taylor is adamant that Turtle thrive under her care regardless of what had been done to her in the past.