Dana and Rufus might look like friends from the outside, but Danaís feelings for him are quite different from what we think of them. To begin with Dana sees Rufus as a child needing or relying upon her protection. For instance, when Dana saved him from drowning in the river. Secondly, she views him as a man of his time. In another words Rufusís personality is the way that any other
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For these reasons, you understand how Dana feels about Rufus. No matter how many times Dana saved his life, he paid her back by punishing her in one of his brutal and vicious ways. If Dana didnít have to save her future by waiting until Hagar was born she would have killed Rufus a long time ago. Put yourself in the place of Dana and think about what you would have done.