The Pisces Quotes

Melissa Broder
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I, myself, had a very complicated relationship with emptiness, blankness, nothingness. Sometimes I wanted only to fill it, frightened that if I didn't it would eat me alive or kill me.
-- Narrator (chapter 1)

Importance: This passage demonstrates how self-aware Lucy is, from the earliest pages of the book. It also shows her comparing her own sense of nothingness to the nothingness at the heart of her thesis, which argues that the blank, missing parts of Sappho's work, should be read as intentional.

My boss is emotionally abusive... And as the victim, I don't think I should have to explain myself... It's my truth.
-- Chickenhorse (chapter 7)

Importance: This is what Chickenhorse says during a group therapy session. It is an example of the satiric tone that the author uses when portraying the therapy sessions, as Lucy listens with incredulity.

fuck you this Sunday? ...wear lingerie and Ill fuck you in your sweet little pussy and asshole.
-- Garrett (chapter 18)

Importance: This...

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