by Gail Carson Levine
Ella Enchanted Quotes
Find the perfect quote to float your boat. Shmoop breaks down key quotations from Ella Enchanted.
"I didn't know till she was too sick. We can't stop dying." (4.9)
Language and Communication Quotes
We came to the parrot cages, my other favorite place. The birds spoke all the languages of the earth: human foreign tongues and the exotic tongues of Gnomic, Elfian, Ogrese, and Abdegi (the languag...
Since Father was away from Frell, we drank the soup sitting in Mother's bed. If he had been home, I wouldn't have been in her room at all. He didn't like me to be anywhere near him, getting underfo...
We went upstairs and Hattie had to look everywhere. She opened the wardrobe in Mother's room and, before I could stop her, ran her hands over Mother's gowns. When we got back to the hall, she annou...
Literature and Writing Quotes
When I opened it, instead of a fairy tale, I found an illustration of Mandy! (8.15)
Society and Class Quotes
"A fine affair. All of Frell came, everyone who counts anyway," he said, as though Mother's funeral had been a tournament or a ball. (2.46)
Rules and Order Quotes
Instead of making me docile, Lucinda's curse made a rebel of me. Or perhaps I was that way naturally. (1.25)
Although I suspected Father wanted me to wear another mourning gown, I put on the frock Mother liked best. (3.8)