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It had been a long time since he'd felt his life was in danger of further ruin, and it was fun to think it was still possible.
-- Joey (Daisy's Valentine)

Importance: This points to Joey's self-destructive personality, as he is attracted to upending the stability of his life and hurting the people around him. Despite having a routine that works to his advantage, he cannot pass on a chance to hurt himself and explore the ramifications of doing so.

He felt no response from her. She didn't move or look at him.
-- Joey (Daisy's Valentine)

Importance: The emotional distance between Joey and Daisy is presented here. Despite the physical intimacy, they are not in tune with each other emotionally, and when confronted by a more stable couple, the cracks in their relationship show.

Her anxiety was visible to him. It was at once disconcerting and weirdly attractive.
-- Man (A Romantic Weekend)

Importance: Standing at a distance, the man is casually observing Beth and...

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