The Raft Quotes

S. A. Bodeen
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Even on Midway, when I was alone, people were never very far away.
-- Narrator (chapter 2 paragraph 10)

Importance: The quote demonstrates Robie’s relationship with others in general and foreshadows the difficulties she will have with isolation.

The hands were too strong, and they pulled me out of the water by my hair, until I fell backward onto something soft and wet.
-- Narrator (chapter 12 paragraph 5)

Importance: When Robie is pulled from the water, she doesn’t relate to the person that saves her, but rather handles it as if she is already on her own.

His touch was gone. I wanted him to do something, put an arm around me...
-- Narrator (chapter 14 paragraph 12)

Importance: The quote indicates Robie’s need for companionship and comfort.

The silver at the end of the cord was oblong, with a swirly pattern of different blacks etched into the surface on one side.
-- Narrator (chapter 16 paragraph 32)

Importance: The necklace has a fingerprint on it, which is later revealed to be Brandy’s...

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