Rhiannon Quote Analysis

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Quote Explain “I could block out the temptation that Poole offered. If I could stay in this life, would I?” –A The quote shows insecurity and indecisiveness. It creates an internal conflict Man vs. man with that he knows within that he shouldn’t trust Poole but is still hesitant on it. "If you stare at the center of the universe, there is a coldness there. A blankness. Ultimately, the universe doesn 't care about us. Time doesn 't care about us. That 's why we have to care about each other." -A This is a deep quote within this novel, expressing that the world will not care for us. No one will be there to help you when you need it except for those whom you love. Love is what helps people in the end. Not fate or the universe. Also going with…show more content…
Expressing the feeling of unreciprocated love. When we love something the feeling of love is not shared. A is coming to terms with that he may never have a real relationship with anyone, and sadly that means Rhiannon too. Like many of us, he adheres to the thing he loves the most. It overwhelms him, he wants to savor any love he is able to get and give that love back. “I wake up thinking of yesterday. The joy is in remembering; the pain is in knowing it was yesterday.” This here is a common element that authors use in lit. Like Jay Gatsby who clings on to time (green light) and wishes he is able to turn back time. A is always in a new body with the recollection of yesterday and wishing it was today. It’s relatable to us through a feeling of melancholy. We persistently cling to things we do not want to let of of and when we come to the understanding that it can never be in our grasps again we feel the pain of sorrow and loss. “There will always be more questions. Every answer leads to more questions. The only way to survive is to let some of them
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