A Life of Adventure and Delight Quotes

Sharma, Akhil
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Gopal decided to use the excitement of clasping Mrs. Shaw to change himself back to the man he had been.
-- Narrator (Cosmopolitan)

Importance: After his wife and daughter leave him, Gopal mopes around his house, not taking care of himself. He believed his life was over. However, he has renewed hope that his life can be meaningful again after his embrace with Mrs. Shaw.

Her desire for honesty appeared to refute all his delicate and constant manipulations.
-- Narrator (Gopal) (Cosmopolitan )

Importance: To win Mrs Shaw over, Gopal believes he has to trick her. He uses the advice he has read in Cosmopolitan to win her over. Gopal does not believe that he can win her heart by being himself. However he realizes that she can see through his manipulations when she demands he be more honest.

The beginnings of all heroes are distinguished by misfortune.
-- Narrator (Ajay) (Surrounded by Sleep)

Importance: Ajay hopes that he can benefit from his brother’s accident. He...

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