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Use our free chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis of The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks. It helps middle and high school students. Such observations are peppered throughout “The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks.” A homage to girl-power, the novel offers. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart – review. ‘A book which will prove to be surprisingly thought-provoking for a.

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Forcing people to see you or respect you is not being a feminist. Popularity and entitlement are not wish-fulfilling fantasies, but essential elements that make up her world.

The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks is bnks book which will prove to be surprisingly thought provoking for a range of age groups and worth reading to challenge your judgement about what a high school girl can achieve. She thinks that the girl her ex-boyfriend cheats on her with is plain, a trade in of her “model” for “another model who’s not that great”.

It is better to speak up than stay silent. Eventually Frankie rebells against the patriarchal rules of the diserputable society and decides to take matters into her own hands. It can seem saner to give up—but then one goes insane from giving up. You know what, when Alpha writes that last email to Frankie and says she’s kind of mean, I love how Frankie doesn’t even respond to that, she’s too busy feeling chuffed by her accomplishments.

Which, didn’t make any sense to me. I believe her sister Zada said it best: Lockhart tried to achieve too much here. View all 5 comments. She felt it was pretentious. Like all famous spitfires in history, Frankie comes up with a plan to get even. Boarding school rebel story more insightful than most. It’s a group of guys bonding with other guys in a way that they can’t bond with girls.

Mar 28, Keertana rated it really liked it Shelves: No longer the kind of girl to take “no” for an answer and possibly a criminal mastermind. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Hisrory Frankie and Matthew begin to go out, Frankie begins to notice that Matthew seems to keep secrets from her, thus, she stumbles upon an all-boys secret society and sets out to beat the boys at disreputanle own game, hoping to get Matthew to confess his secret doings to her in the process. I like how the first chapter begins, for example, “Though not, in hindsight, so startling as the misdeeds she would perpetrate when she returned to boarding school as a sophomore, what happened to Frankie Landau-Banks the summer after her freshman year was a shock.

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Not when her ex-boyfriend shows up in the strangest of places. So Frankie goes to this ultra posh boarding school also known as Albaster Prep School, this year she is hot and seems to have grown quite an impressive rack over the franke, which of course means that when she goes back to school as a Sophomore, she is the prime piece of arm candy for the hottest guy in school.

The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart

When she knows Matthew’s lying to her. She’s starting her sophomore year at an elite private high school, where, having blossomed into this pretty, smart girl over the summer, she’s quickly snatched up by the boy of her dreams, popular senior Matthew Livingston.

Lockhart writes ‘old school prep’ grankie a way that’s realistic at least, as realistic as I can imagine, myself being on the fringes of that sort of society and that doesn’t make my eyes roll. She discovers that Matthew is a member of the Loyal Order of the Basset Hounds, a secret society on campus responsible for lighthearted pranks and mischief.

What are the factors in her culture, her childhood, her education, her religion, her economic stature, her sexual orientation, her race, her everyday interactions–what stimuli lead her to make choices other people will despise her for?

Just re-read this over the weekend.

The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart – review

Thank you to Allen and Unwin Australia for sending me this book in exchange for an honest review! He was complimenting her. Yeah he is super-hot, funny, charming and a good kisser but he never really listens to her or makes her feel appreciated or needed in the way she wants, needs and expects to be. Yeah, she ate them to prove him wrong. Nevertheless, for all my adoration of this story, I can see why many people would be thrown off by it.


Frankie herself, Matthew, and Alpha, and to some lesser extent Elizabeth and Porter. And since when do the opinions of sisters, girlfriends, sophmores, and girls in general not matter?

I did what bloggers are not supposed to do. On what planet would a girl in her position refuse to go to a golf course party with Matthew Livingston?

Parents need to know this is fairly tame for a young adult novel, with a little cursing, bankss few sex references, and some beer drinking among teens. Refresh and try again. Set preferences to see our top age-appropriate picks for bahks kids. Was it that it this book was so horrid and would damage my corneas by just reading the filth of the pages, or was it that this book was frankid possibly so amazing, they didn’t want anyone else to discover it, like they were hatching some plan to keep Frankie under wraps so they could keep her all to themsleves.

Surely we can have a feminist character who doesn’t condescendingly disparage other women in the process? Frankie learns things in classes that are later important to the plot. And I can tell everybody how insecure I am if I want! I can be a hag if I want to! By the end, though, readers may feel like that boy eating a non-New York pizza: But one of the things I found unbelievable was that Frankie’s sister, Zada, took her under baks wing.