The Whole Town's Talking Quotes

Fannie Flagg
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But things don't always go as planned.
-- Narrator/Nordstroms (Section 1)

Importance: The importance of this line is that it shows that there is something that the narrator knows that the reader does not. It shows that the narrator is trying to foreshadow some upcoming event. This line appears right after Lordor and Katrina get married, and the thing that did not go as planned is their wedding night. It turned out to be a good thing for the two of them to laugh together when the pig entered the house, so this line is showing that sometimes when things do not go as planned (as they do in the rest of the novel), then it can be a good thing.

He was dead all right. But he was still here.
-- Lordor Nordstrom (Section 2)

Importance: This is the first time the reader sees what happens to those who die in Elmwood Springs and what happens when they come up...

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