Comparative: key quotes general vision and viewpoint

Key Quotations                                                General Vision and Viewpoint

‘How I Live Now’ by Meg Rosoff; Blade Runer’ directed by Ridley Scott; ‘A Doll’s House’ by Henrik Ibsen

OPENING

‘I can’t remember much about life before the war’

‘That’s two countries they don’t want me in’

‘she got me sent off to live with a bunch of cousins I’d never met a few thousand miles away’

‘the mother I barely got a chance to meet’

‘imminent threat of war’                                                 (DAISY)

 

‘a bloody mutiny’ (CRAWL)

‘They slaughtered 23 people’ (BRYANT)

 

‘Lark’

‘You know I could never act against your wishes (NORA TO TORVALD)

 

ENDING

‘I was dying, but then we all are. Every day, in perfect increments’

‘And so, after all this time, we’re together, Edmond and I’

‘I know exactly where I belong’                                                                 (DAISY)

 

‘It’s too bad she won’t live. But then again who does?’ (GAFF)

‘All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain.’ (ROY)

 

‘I must stand on my own feet.’

 

 

SETTING

‘Hundreds of them crammed together with no food, mostly dead’

‘What impressed me was how simple it seemed to be to throw a whole country into chaos.’

(DAISY)

‘If you’re not cop, you’re little people’ (BRYANT)

‘Commerce is our goal here at the Tyrell corporation.’ (TYRELL)

 

‘Have you thought what people will say?’

‘Your most sacred duties….towards your husband and your children.’ (Torvald)

 

CENTRAL CHARACTERS

‘it felt much nicer than usual to be alive’

‘I know exactly where I belong’

 

‘Painful to live in fear, isn’t it’ (ROY)

‘I’ve done questionable things’ (ROY)

‘Memories are what make us human’ (TYRELL)

 

‘You know I could never act against your wishes (Nora to Torvald)

‘I must stand on my own feet.’

 

RELATIONSHIPS

‘I was starving. Starving, starving for Edmond’

‘saved from the ravages of war by stubbornness and ignorance and an insatiable hunger for love.’

 

‘I trust you’ ‘I love you’ (RACHEL)

 

‘I passed from Papa’s hands into yours.’ (Nora)      ‘ A wife can’t borrow money without her husband’s consent’ (Christine)

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English@Banagher College

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