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Minimoosey

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PostSubject: Frannie #16   Tue Mar 20, 2007 1:54 pm

I am so glad to see Frannie back in the picture. Una decides to invite her to live in Nantucket and make her way in life. I am surprised that she is such a determined woman who has such convictions. I'm sure that David Poland, the dwarf, made a big impression on her regarding slavery. That was her first real exposure to the real world.

Frannie is very independent in her thoughts. We find this out when she connects with Isaac, but doesn't marry him.

She also goes through the loss of her child. Liberty is surely a popular name in this book.

Frannie has evolved to a wonderful character.
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PostSubject: Re: Frannie #16   Fri Mar 23, 2007 4:03 pm

maybe the term/name 'Liberty' had something to do with intimating self liberation, breaking free of bonds that held her back or entangled her.
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PostSubject: Re: Frannie #16   Sat Mar 24, 2007 1:54 am

Two out of three of the babies named Liberty died. What's up with that.

I do agree that it could have been self liberation, but their lifespan was short.
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PostSubject: Re: Frannie #16   Tue Mar 27, 2007 4:47 am

What a shame for Frannie to have to also endure the loss of a child. It seems as there are so many losses in this book, and not many from "natural causes' but more accidents.

I feel really bad for poor Isaac.
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