The Throwback Special Quotes

Chris Bachelder
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The idea of normalcy in human thought is something of a controversial concept, but I can absolutely assure you that your response was normal.’”
-- Charles (chapter 1 paragraph 60)

Importance: The quote shows how the men come to Charles for advice, and this is how he is able to make them feel okay about their concerns.

He had no idea if his claim was true. Its truthfulness was somehow beside the point, as he had not intended to disclose or predict.”
-- Narrator (chapter 1 paragraph 215)

Importance: The narrator comments on Robert’s claim that this would be the last year of the reenactment. It demonstrates Robert’s desire to move on from the tradition.

He was desperate for the ball in Trent’s raised hand to be his ball, and also for the ball not to be his ball.”
-- Narrator (chapter 2 paragraph 141)

Importance: The quote demonstrates Derek's anxiety about being selected to represent Taylor in the reenactment.

They would rather be the most insignificant player...
-- Narrator (chapter 2 paragraph 148)

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