Nicole Renard- Heroes quotes.

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What are Nicole Renard's 5 key events?
1-Introduction. 2-Nicole dates Francis.3-That assault. 4-The next day.5-Final meeting.
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Key event 1- First quote..
"Flash of recognition"-Instant connection(like fairytale love at first sight).Francis develops naive, unrealistic views of her.
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Key event 1- Second quote..
"Knelt there like a knight at her feet"-Knights meant to protect.Ironic that the time Nicole needs to be protected, Francis doesn't help.
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Key event 1- Third quote..
"Pale purity..St Therese"-Shows Nicole's innocence and Francis' immaturity. Sense of perfection about Nicole.
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Key event 2- First quote..
"Plymouth downtown became our weekly date"-relationship is normal, slow paced, natural and age appropriate.
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Key event 2- Second quote..
"Innocent kiss"-Stereotypical first crush, sweet and innocent. Juxtaposed with sexual assault-forced, terrifying, Larry abuses power.
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Key event 3- First quote..
"She was more important to me than Larry LaSalle"-Unhealthy competitiveness in love triangle. Left room, shows he respects Larry. Waited in entrance hall to tell Nicole he would "Never desert her".
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Key event 3- Second quote..
"Whimpering, like a small animal caught"-Name Nicole symbolises victim, she becomes powerless and weak. Renard means fox in French, foxes are hunted.
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Key event 3- Third quote..
"My betrayal of her in her eyes"-"flash of recognition" now changed to flash of "anger".Nicole upset Francis stood outside and didn't help her.
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Key event 4- First quote..
"The hell that i had earned"-Heat of Frenchtown symbolic of guilt Francis feels.He has a conscience though he isn't to blame,
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Key event 4- Second quote..
"Leaning against the banister"-Relationship dies at point where it started to begin.
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Key event 4- Third quote..
"Poor Francis"-Nicole always been more mature, small gap made a lot bigger as a result of the assault.
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Key event 5- First quote..
"cheekbones more prominent"-Loss of weight due to trauma? Shows she is a victim.
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Key event 5- Second quote..
"Frozen clock"-Symbolic of their obsession with past, cannot move on.
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Key event 5- Third quote..
"Tennis court"-Larry's influence always there. Elephant in room. Always on Nicole and Francis' minds.
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Key event 5- Fourth quote..
"My gift to her"-Leaves her to get on with life. All good times in relationship gone due to the assault. Scarifying his future.
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Key event 5- Fifth quote..
"She looks at me with affection. But affection is not love"-Relationship can never be repeated. She blamed him but no longer does. Gives him look of affection as she knows it wasn't his fault.Gives him purpose, suggests he writes.
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