The Good Girl Quotes

Mary Kubica
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They're dead mostly, some still clinging to the trees.
-- Eve (Eve Before paragraph 1)

Importance: This quote sets the stage for the rest of the novel. Fall has come, representing the end of a period of time. Leaves are dead and are clinging to trees to support them, but the support is not provided. The tree does not bring them back to life, just as Eve clings to a family (family tree) that does not give her life.

Some people might call it an hourglass figure; I probably would, too, if I liked her. But instead I call it plump.
-- Gabe (Gabe Before paragraph 41)

Importance: This quote serves to characterize both Gabe and Grace. Regarding the characterization of Gabe, the quote demonstrates how he allows his personal feelings to cloud his judgement. He uses a negative word to describe Grace just because he does not like her. He, himself, acknowledges that this is the case. As a result, readers must realize...

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