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Lisa Graff
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I need you to do me a favor. Yes, you.
-- Jeanie (chapter 1 paragraph 1)

Importance: This quote sets up the format for the reoccurring instructions Jeanie, who at this point is an unknown narrator, gives readers to help them understand Georgie's world. It is interesting that once readers get to know Jeanie, the bossy tone of these two sentences give readers a clue that Jeanie is the narrator.

The thing about Jeanette Wallace, Georgie thought, was that she was mean.
-- Narrator (chapter 1 paragraph 7)

Importance: This quote appears at the beginning of the book when readers first meet Jeanie. It serves to both introduce and characterize her. It also supports the title as it presents the idea that there is a thing, or way to classify Jeanie. It is a quote that readers should remember because at the end of the novel they find out that there are many things about Jeanie and being a meanie is not one of...

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