Young Jane Young Quotes

Gabrielle Zevin
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Occasionally, a news story captures the imagination of a region, and so it was with the congressman and my daughter. I could tell you the details of how the story played out, but even if you didn’t live in South Florida, there is nothing you haven’t heard or can’t imagine. It played out exactly as these stories always play out.”
-- Rachel Shapiro (Section 1, Chapter 10)

Importance: This quotes is important because it shows the affect the media has on political scandals. It also shows that the issues at stake in the novel are issues that exist in the real world.

But it’s so hateful and sexist and ageist when you think about it. ‘Old wives’ tale’ means something that’s untrue or not scientifically proven. ‘Old wives’ tale’ is basically a way of saying ignore everything that dumb old woman says.
-- Rachel Shapiro (Section 1, Chapter 10)

Importance: This quote is important because it defines the problems society has...

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