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Everyone’s lost something—some people quite a lot, some people everything.
-- Edgar (Chapter 75 (Blue Music) )

Importance: Edgar feels the loss of his father despite the fact that he cannot remember Frank. He knows he is missing out on having a male figure in his life, and he knows he would be better off with a living father. Lucy, Florence, and Pio all deal with losing Frank. None of them loose everything, but all react as though they have. Conrad, on the other hand, truly does lose everything. He shoots his son and loses his wife. However, despite his feeling of victimhood, Conrad still maintains the family's estate so not all is lost. This quote is a great equalizer. It reminds readers that every character in the book has lost something, but, more importantly, the things lost may break a person if they lose too much. Frank, for instance, truly felt as though he lost...

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