Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Quotes

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Oh, how he loved that smell! And oh, how he wished he could go inside the factory and see what it was like!
-- Narrator (chapter 1)

Importance: This appreciation felt by Charlie for Wonka's Chocolate Factory and all its accompanying smells sets the tone for the rest of the book. It introduces the factory as a 'larger-than-life' place which exudes mystery and the smell of chocolate. The quote also shows Charlie's passion for chocolate and his wonder at the factory itself, which plays a role in how he approaches Mr. Wonka later in the book.

It's your birthday next week. You have as much chance as anybody else.
-- Grandma Georgina (chapter 5)

Importance: This statement, made by Grandma Georgina, is important in that it shows how much Charlie's family loves him and how much they wish they could offer him something as spectacular as a Golden Ticket. When Grandma Georgina mentions 'chance,' she is attempting to tell Charlie...

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