{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

This section explores the beginnings of love between Frank and Helen by showing us the awkwardness o

This section explores the beginnings of love between Frank and Helen by showing us the awkwardness o

Info icon This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This section explores the beginnings of love between Frank and Helen by showing us the  awkwardness of their respective situations and the difficulties of rapprochement: Frank is a gentile,  Helen a Jew; Frank is a clerk, Helen the boss' daughter. The improvement in Morris' business  creates a certain relaxation and warmth between Frank and Morris and it also increases Helen's  interest in Frank. In addition, Frank's thoughts about going to college and his thoughtful gifts to Helen  show a sensitivity to her values and a desire to please her. The improved relationship between Frank and Morris enables Frank to discuss with Morris the  question of what a Jew is. The question has become important to Frank for several reasons. After  Helen returned his gifts, he eased his hurt feelings by reflecting that marriage to Helen would have 
Image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern