Behind Closed Doors Quotes

B. A. Paris
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Since joining our circle of friends a month ago, I’m sure she’s been told over and over again that Grace Angel, wife of brilliant lawyer Jack Angel, is a perfect example of a woman that has it all—the perfect house, the perfect husband, the perfect life.
-- Grace (Present paragraph 2)

Importance: Jack's success hinges on the outward apperance of perfection, and he arranges Grace's life to fit this standard. Grace's sentiment here is also ironic, because her life is far from perfect, although the reader does not know that yet.

But, generally speaking, aren’t cases of abuse usually easy to prove?"
-- Rufus (Present paragraph 1)

Importance: This quote is chilling and does a nice job of foreshadowing. At this stage in the story the reader does not know about Jack's true nature, and although Rufus is talking of another court case, it does remind the reader of the situation Grace is in.

Yet the face I...
-- Grace (Present paragraph 1)

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