Mr. Fox Quotes

Helen Oyeyemi
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Would you love me if I were your husband and you were my wife?
-- Mary Foxe (Section 1: Untitled Chapter)

Importance: Mary Foxe visits Mr. Fox, and confronts him about his supposedly missing her. Immediately attesting to themes of identity, Mary asks Fox if he would love her if she was something different, or their roles were reversed. Fox reveals that he would indeed love her if she was other than what she was, but Mary is not convinced of this at all.

You simply have to change. You’re a villain.
-- Mary Foxe (Section 1: Untitled Chapter)

Importance: Mary is deeply disturbed not only with her belief that Fox only loves her because she is what he wants her to be, but that he has such a violent streak when it comes to the women in his novels. Mary tells Fox he is a villain because he murders all the women in his books –from Roberta bleeding to death to Louise being shot...

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