by Neil Gaiman
Coraline Fear Quotes
How we cite our quotes: (Chapter.Paragraph)
"She is pushing me so hard to hurt you. I cannot fight her."
"You can," said Coraline. "Be brave." (9.4-7)
Coraline's answer to fear? Bravery.
"Yes," said Coraline. I'm not frightened, she told herself, and as she thought it she knew that it was true. (10.9)
Coraline says she isn't frightened and then realizes she's actually telling the truth about how she feels. This is an uplifting moment after so many chapters filled with tension and fear.