History Literature / CherryAmes

5th Jan '18 12:46:24 PM QuizBowlNerd
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* SchoolNurse: Cherry takes on this role in ''Boarding School Nurse''.

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* SchoolNurse: Cherry takes on this role in ''Boarding School Nurse''.Nurse''.
* WorldWarII: The first several books in the series were written and set during the Second World War. In fact, they were used as a kind of propaganda to get girls interesting in possibly becoming Army nurses.
5th Jan '18 12:15:22 PM QuizBowlNerd
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* DrJerk / SternTeacher: Dr. Wiley initially comes off as a somewhat downplayed combination of these two in ''Student Nurse''.



* NotAllowedToGrowUp: Averted, which lead to a sharp drop-off in readership.

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* HospitalHottie: Cherry is described as being quite attractive, as are many of the doctors she dates.
* NotAllowedToGrowUp: Averted, which lead to a sharp drop-off in readership.readership.
* SchoolNurse: Cherry takes on this role in ''Boarding School Nurse''.
5th Jan '18 11:57:37 AM QuizBowlNerd
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* NotAllowedToGrowUp: Averted, which lead to a sharp drop-off in readership.
* ScienceMarchesOn: In ''Cruise Nurse'', a little boy shows Cherry his stuffed panda. She pities him because he had asked for a "teddy bear" and his grandmother had given him a panda, which "isn't even a bear." Since the book was written, DNA tests have proven that pandas are in fact bears.

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* NotAllowedToGrowUp: Averted, which lead to a sharp drop-off in readership.
* ScienceMarchesOn: In ''Cruise Nurse'', a little boy shows Cherry his stuffed panda. She pities him because he had asked for a "teddy bear" and his grandmother had given him a panda, which "isn't even a bear." Since the book was written, DNA tests have proven that pandas are in fact bears.
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5th Jan '18 11:57:17 AM QuizBowlNerd
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Cherry Ames was the heroine of a series of twenty-seven books (published between 1943 and 1968) by Helen Wells and Julie Campbell Tatham. After her initial training in ''Cherry Ames, Student Nurse'' and ''Cherry Ames, Senior Nurse'', Cherry hopped from job to job, trying her hand at all kinds of nursing while finding and solving mysteries along the way.

!!The Cherry Ames series has examples of the following tropes:

* HospitalGurneyScene: Happens to Linda Royce in ''Student Nurse''
* NotAllowedToGrowUp: Averted, which lead to a sharp drop-off in readership.
* ScienceMarchesOn: In ''Cruise Nurse'', a little boy shows Cherry his stuffed panda. She pities him because he had asked for a "teddy bear" and his grandmother had given him a panda, which "isn't even a bear." Since the book was written, DNA tests have proven that pandas are in fact bears.
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