Station Eleven Quotes

Emily St. John Mandel
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It was all too transitory, all those doorways and dark spaces between wings, the missing ceiling. It was more like a terminal, he thought, a train station or an airport, everyone passing quickly through.
-- Narrator (Chapter 1 paragraph 15)

Importance: The theater is described as looking like a terminal, foreshadowing the settlement at the airport terminal.

I stood looking over my damaged home and tried to forget the sweetness of life on Earth.
-- Dr. Eleven (Chapter 8 paragraph 3)

Importance: Dr. Eleven’s words speak to those trying to remember what life was like before the pandemic.

My people and I,’ he said, ‘when we speak of the light, we speak of order. This is a place of order. People with chaos in their hearts cannot abide here.
-- The Prophet (Chapter 12 paragraph 13)

Importance: The prophet tries to justify his place in the world and what he’s doing by seeing himself as a beacon of hope.

Her friendlessness is never mentioned in gossip blogs, which she appreciates...
-- Narrator (Chapter 15 paragraph 24)

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