But its frankness with race, violence and sex has made it a controversial choice in school curricula.
Remember how she was kept off stage and silent, by a political staff which feared her frankness was a liability?
But that frankness also reveals a frenetic, debilitating obsession with physical intimacy.
The frankness of such a secretly outspoken thought could not go without some derisive self-criticism.
"Count me in, please," said Blanche, in her usual vein of frankness.
For him to be fastidious was ridiculous, but Deering's frankness jarred.
The Abb was pleased with the idea, and with the frankness and firmness of our young hero.
The detective heard him in silence, and appeared to be struck by his frankness.
At this, Nani for a moment became quite gay in all frankness.
She claimed to pay for them out of her bridge winnings, and, indeed, her invitation for to-night had been frankness itself.