The Other Typist Quotes

Suzanne Rindell
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No one at the precinct dared to question the reason this well-to-do young woman stood before us, laughing as though delighted to be considered for a lowly typist’s job.
-- Rose-as-narrator (chapter 1 paragraph 38)

Importance: This quote demonstrates how women in the workforce are viewed at the time. It is unexpected that a woman would take the job unless she needed to and Odalie does not come off as one who would need to ask. Because of her stature, the others do not question why she wants the job.

Out of a completely voluntary but enduring sense of conscientiousness, I took it upon myself to keep careful watch of her.”
-- Rose-as-narrator (chapter 4 paragraph 1)

Importance: This quote indicates how Rose takes a personal initiative to keep watch of Odalie, indicating to the reader that everything revealed about her will be exclusively through Rose's perspective and what she wants the reader to know.

But it was not my job to decode...
-- Rose-as-narrator (chapter 5 paragraph 11)

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