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East of the Sun, Middle Chapters: Frank

How have your impressions of Frank changed now that we see him in India?  


Why doesn't Viva want him to feel protective of her?




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Re: East of the Sun, Middle Chapters: Frank

Frank and Viva are mysteries.  Frank seems quite normal, but I do still wonder whether Medicine is his true calling.  At times he seems to want to pursue Viva, but she puts him off so much I wonder how long he will continue trying.

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Re: East of the Sun, Middle Chapters: Frank

From the beginning, I have been somewhat suspicious of Frank.  It always seems like he is withholding part of the truth.  So I don't feel like we really know the true Frank. 


I don't think Viva wants anyone to be protective of her.  I see Viva as very independent and I think she feels a need to prove (perhaps more to herself than others) that she can take care of herself.

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