The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks - The Neglected Positive Summary & Analysis

E. Lockhart
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The Neglected Positive Summary

Among the things that contributes to Frankie's behavior is a book she is reading for fun called "The Code of the Woosters" by P.H. Wodehouse. The novel has to do with a club of rich young men called the Drones who have fun and play jokes. One of the words Wodehouse uses is "gruntled" and Frankie uses it to ask Matthew to kiss him so she won't be "disgruntled". But Matthew shows her it is not a neglected positive. It annoys her that Matthew has to prove he is right.

The Neglected Positive Analysis

Another flaw in Matthew's character appears: his need to always be right. This anger Frankie, but she believes she might just be being immature, and decides to push her anger under the rug. Also telling to Frankie's future is a novel she reads about...

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