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What an elegant figure he cut! Edward never ceased to be amazed at his own fineness.
-- Narrator (Chapter 1 paragraph 9)

Importance: This quote is extremely important as it is a glimpse into what Edward thinks of himself. It sets up the fact that Edward is self-centered and selfish. Edward sees only himself and he has such a fine opinion of himself that he is constantly amazed by it.

But answer me this: how can a story end happily if there is no love?
-- Pellegrina (Chapter 4 paragraph 40)

Importance: This sets up the whole premise of the novel since Edward and the princess in Pellegrina's story are quite similar. It is a foreshadowing of the events to come for Edward for he loves no one but himself. This sets the reader up to know that Edward's journey is not going to be a pleasant one as there is no love in Edward's life. This makes the reader question whether Edward himself...

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