Story of Hugh Franciscus
Hugh Franciscus skills as a doctor are remarkable in the story of Imelda. Dr. Franciscus works as a Chief of Plastic Surgery and knows exactly what he is doing. A man dedicated to his work as a doctor. Franciscus demands exact answers to his questions. He works hard to make his patients healthier. “He seemed to me a man of immense strength and ability. . .” (p140). Until the devastating incident with Imelda,
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usually always walk out healthier. When Hugh Franciscus’ patient Imelda does come out of the operation at all, but instead dies, something inside him changes. Hugh becomes a different doctor. “After such an event, a doctor is not the same as he was before.” (p147). In this case, Hugh Franciscus becomes confused after this occurrence. He fixes the lip after she dies just so he could say he fixed it. He does not give up.