||Francie agrees to marry Lee, but she can’t forget her first boyfriend, Frankie. When she learns Frankie is coming back to town, Lee fantasizes that he’ll be rich and they’ll resume their romance. Lee breaks up with Francie because she won’t face reality. Frankie shows up but is “heavy, slovenly—balding—and crude!” He borrows money from Francie, and she realizes she’s been wrong. Francie asks Lee to give her another chance.