Outlander Book Club: Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone Chapter 9 breakdown

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Foreshadowing in the Outlander chapter

I don’t think the chapter foreshadows all that much. It does make it clear that Frank will always be a part of their lives. It doesn’t matter how much Jamie would love for everyone to forget him—he is a jealous man, even when it comes to the dead—Frank will always be important.

I guess the main bit of foreshadowing of sorts is that Frank knew far more than he let on. Diana Gabaldon keeps saying in the books that Frank didn’t have an affair, but the writing makes it seem like he did. It’s likely that he was doing a lot of research into things that he asked Claire not to look into. I’m sure he knew that Bree would end up in the past, so he made sure she was ready and this book was meant to be for her.

Adapting the Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone chapter

I want to see this chapter used. I know there won’t be that much time in the final season, but we need some moments like this. I want to see “Green Eggs and Ham” being read aloud, and I really want to see Bree pull out the copy of Frank’s last book.

Out of everything, I see Frank’s last book being included. Not only does it remind the viewer of Frank, but it also reminds us that he knew something. It also aids the Frasers and MacKenzies in what is to come in the war.

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