Red Clocks Quotes

Leni Zumas
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For nothing was simply one thing. The other Lighthouse was true too.
-- Virginia Woolf (Epigraph paragraph N/A)

Importance: This quote describes the ongoing tension the characters, especially the biographer/Ro, feel as they struggle to decide what it is they really want. It also deals with the possibilities that are always present, and how difficult it may be to see which is right or true. Lighthouses are significant to Ro and Gin as well, who associate them with the choice to be solitary.

Abortion is now illegal in all fifty states. Abortion providers can be charged with second-degree murder, abortion seekers with conspiracy to commit murder. In vitro fertilization, too, is federally banned, because the amendment outlaws the transfer of laboratory to uterus. (The embryos can't give their consent to be moved.)
-- The Biographer/Ro, as Narrator (Section 1 paragraph 4)

Importance: This quote describes the current political state in the novel, and illustrates the extent to which fetuses' rights have grown in the United States...

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