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Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures Quotes

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She imagined them floating above her in a comic-strip bubble; it was a comforting thing to have words hanging over her head. Especially negative words about romance.
-- Flora (Chapter 1 paragraph 11)

Importance: This quote serves two purposes. It first shows Flora unhappiness with her mother's chosen career, a romance writer. Second, it shows Flora's fascination with comic books.

Not much goes on in the mind of a squirrel.
-- Ulysses (Chapter 2 paragraph 1)

Importance: This quote introduces the reader to the narrator, Ulysses. It also sets a precedence to give a contrast to Ulysses' mind before and after the accident.

One of Flora's very favorite bonus comics was entitled Terrible Things Can Happen to You! As a cynic, Flora found it wise to be prepared.
-- Flora (Chapter 4 paragraph 12)

Importance: This quote describes the comic where Flora learned about things like CPR and concussions. This quote also shows how deeply Flora's cynicism goes.

His brain felt larger, roomier. It was as if several doors in the...
-- Ulysses (Chapter 7 paragraph 2)

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