Flight: A Novel Quotes

Alexie, Sherman
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My memory is strange that way. I often remember people I've never met and events and places I've never seen. I don't think I'm some mystical bastard. I just think I pay attention to the details.
-- Zits (first-person narration) (chapter 1)

Importance: Zits' description of his impeccable memory is an inadvertent type of foreshadowing about his future, mystical journey into the minds and bodies of so many other people. This self-description of Zits' own memory seems to contradict the actual mechanics of his journey, where he learns and experiences things that he did not previously know about. For example, when he is in the body of FBI agent Hank Storm, Zits quickly discovers that Horse and Elk -- figures he had already know the identity of -- were in fact double agents for the FBI.

I'm fighting and kicking because that's what I do. It's how I'm wired. It's my programming. I read once that if...
-- Zits (first-person narration) (chapter 2)

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