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Sharp Objects Quotes

Gillian Flynn
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I’m not one of those reporters who relishes picking through people’s privacy. It’s probably the reason I’m a second-rate journalist.
-- Camille (chapter 2 paragraph 2)

Importance: At this point in the novel, the reader sees that while Camille doesn’t like writing the boring human interest stories she’s been given as assignments over the years, she also doesn’t really want to be an investigative reporter because it means that she has to extend herself emotionally to ‘connect’ with the person she is interviewing as well as her audience.

There was nothing I wanted to do more than be unconscious again, wrapped in black, gone away. I was raw. I felt swollen with potential tears, like a water balloon filled to burst. Begging for a pin prick.”
-- Camille (chapter 3)

Importance: In this quote, Camille is so tired of being who she is, of having to make excuses for her family, for having to fight...

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