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.
Floyd is startled at the frankness, as well as the admission.
For him to be fastidious was ridiculous, but Deering's frankness jarred.
"Then you're a pig," Theodora answered, with Saxon frankness.
The detective heard him in silence, and appeared to be struck by his frankness.
It introduces us to men in the freedom and frankness of private life.
She claimed to pay for them out of her bridge winnings, and, indeed, her invitation for to-night had been frankness itself.