The Bear Came Over the Mountain Quotes

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Do you think it would be fun if we got married?
-- Fiona (N/A)

Importance: Fiona says this to Grant during their time of courtship. They are both university students at the time. This statement is essentially a marriage proposal, and the almost flippant tone emphasizes Fiona's generally playful nature.

[Grant] took an early retirement with a reduced pension.
-- Narration (N/A)

Importance: This statement describes one of Grant's major actions following the confession of his marital infidelities. Grant and Fiona leave their jobs and move to rural Ontario in order to recommit themselves to their marriage. These actions emphasize their strong desire to overcome the challenges posed by Grant's past infidelities.

I knew [Aubrey] years and years ago…He and I were always kidding around and he could not get up the nerve to ask me out.
-- Fiona (N/A)

Importance: Fiona says this to Grant during Grant's first visit to Meadowlake. Fiona has completely forgotten Grant, and yet she remembers...

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