Frankly in Love Themes & Motifs

David Yoon
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The Power of Bias

The powerful effects of different kinds of bias are addressed several times in this novel. Frank’s world is overwhelmed with bias against anyone who is not Korean, but he is open-minded enough to see that bias extends to blacks and the poor as well as those of different nationalities. Frank is critical of his parents because they immigrated to America, yet want to keep their world free of American influence. Frank’s sister, Hanna, was disowned for falling in love with a black man. Because Frank’s best friend is black, Frank knows that immigrants to America are not the only ones who are seen first in terms of their nationality. Frank also understands that it is not only the color of one’s skin or facial characteristics that result in bias. People often hold bias against people who live in different...

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