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ELA 30-1Million Dollar Baby Character Study; Frankie Frankie is cantankerous and guarded, keeping many of his acquaintances at arms length, and besides Eddie “Scrap-Iron” Dupris prefers to keep himself emotionally isolated, living alone and has a purposefully rough personality, as demonstrated through the way he speaks to Scrap and the pastor at his church. Despite his prickly exterior, Frankie is a man who is swimming in guilt, one of the most prominent causes is due to the injury that Scrap possesses as Frankie blames himself for Scrap’s impairment that ended his boxing career. Additionally, Frankie harbors guilt over his relationship with his daughter, or really their lack of a relationship as his daughter returns all of the letters Frankie sends his daughter unopened. The guilt Frankie feels is evident in his actions, in that he continues to write to his daughter despite knowing that all the letters are returned. Frankie is a religious man, regularly visiting his church. Frankie does not