The Chaperone Quotes

Laura Moriarty
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She was a child, Cora remembered. Innocent. Motherless, Viola had said. She probably longed for guidance. The girl had gone to Sunday school, and by her own volition, for goodness’ sakes. She simply needed attention and instruction.
-- Narrator (Three)

Importance: Before formally meeting Louise, Cora only has hearsay to develop her understanding of Louise’s personality. Thus, based on her understanding of the Brooks family, Cora is certain that the young woman will require guidance. Little does Cora know that Louise will shirk Cora’s instruction.

Being the best dancer in Wichita was hardly the end of her ambition. In just a few years, they would be reading about her in magazines, about her films, about her wild social life.
-- Narrator (Three)

Importance: Throughout the novel, Louise’s glamorous and exciting future is foreshadowed. Based on the real actress, Louise Brooks, the character of Louise is unmistakably destined for greatness.

Then, as now, she’d been...
-- Narrator (Three)

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