The Shipping News Quotes

This Study Guide consists of approximately 50 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Shipping News.
This section contains 663 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Shipping News Study Guide

"At thirty-six, bereft, brimming with grief and thwarted love, Quoyle steered away to Newfoundland, the rock that had generated his ancestors, a place he had never been nor thought to go." Chapter 1, pg. 1

"Petal Bear was crosshatched with longings, but not, after they were married, for Quoyle. Desire reversed to detestation like a rubber glove turned inside out." Chapter 2, pg. 13

"As you get older you find out the place where you started out pulls at you stronger and stronger. I never wanted to see Newfoundland again when I was young, but the last few years it's been like an ache, just a longing to go back. Probably some atavistic drive to finish up where you started." Chapter 4, pg. 29

"The old place of the Quoyles, have ruined, isolated, the walls and doors of it pumiced by stony lives of dead generations. The aunt felt a hot pang. Nothing would...

(read more)

This section contains 663 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Shipping News Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Shipping News from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook