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Francis Chegwidden Cornish
Francis is a complex character. He is the main character of the novel, and the author spends a lot of time developing this character. Francis is born in Canada in 1909, in a small town, to a wealthy and influential family. His grandfather is the origin of the family's wealth and a staunch Catholic. Francis rarely sees his parents and so their direct influence on him is slim. Although his father was promised that Francis would be raised a protestant, Francis grows up with an odd mix of both Catholicism and protestantism and is actually baptized into both faiths. This religious upbringing has a strong influence on Francis. Rather than make him a deeply religious man, however, it actually affects his artistic preferences and helps to create "The Marriage at Cana" which is the myth of Francis Cornish.
Francis develops a love of drawing and art early and secretly practices... View more of the What's Bred in the Bone Summary
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