Ruby Quotes

Cynthia Bond
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There were two suns at Marion Lake, the one high above and the one floating on the surface.
-- Narrator (Chapter 2 paragraph 4)

Importance: Here, the narrator relates a seemingly simply, but deeply symbolic statement of foreshadowing. There is the reflection of the sun, the reflection of Ruby and Ephram, as other people perceive them to be, and then there is the true nature of the sun, Ruby, and Ephram. People see the reflections of Ephram and Ruby, and not who they really are as people.

Ruby had felt something coming through the pines all day.
-- Narrator (Chapter 7 paragraph 3)

Importance: Here, the narrator speaks to Ruby’s supernatural abilities, and underscores the theme of the supernatural in the novel. The person coming through the woods is Ephram, and no great worries or concerns are felt by Ruby about his impending presence. This serves as an omen for Ruby in that Ephram will not be like other visitors to her lands...

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