The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks - The T-Shirt Summary & Analysis

E. Lockhart
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The T-Shirt Summary

In Matthew's room, Frankie notices a basset figurine, worn with age, that she touches and Matthew tells her not to. Frankie is a little hurt, so Matthew gives her his Superman T-Shirt to wear.

When Frankie tells Zada about the t-shirt, Zada says it is Matthew's way of marking his territory. Frankie believes the t-shirt is an act of submission.

The T-Shirt Analysis

Frankie is enamored with the gift of a t-shirt that Matthew gives her, and believes it is his way of saying he is sorry. Zada believes that it is Matthew's way of marking his territory, and exerting more influence Frankie. Frankie's happiness with the shirt, and with Matthew, obscures her objectivity in the situation.

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