About Grace Quotes

Anthony Doerr
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He called them dreams… All his life it had been like this. His dreams predicted crazy, impossible things…”
-- Narrator (Book One, Chapter 4)

Importance: Early in the novel, the reader learns David is gifted with precognitive dreams. These dreams show David what the future will be like. At first, David believes the dreams show a fated future. Later, he learns that the things he dreams can still be changed. They do not necessarily have to come to pass.

Memory gallops, then checks up and veers unexpectedly…
-- Narrator (Book One, Chapter 5)

Importance: Here, the narrator describes how the past and how memories can confuse life in the present. This makes it difficult for David especially to determine the line between reality and genuine dreams, precognitive dreams and reality. This only adds to David’s fear when he later flees his home in order to save Grace.

Do we choose who we love?
-- David (Book One, Chapter 5)

Importance: David is prone to many thoughts and considerations regarding life...

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