Goblin Market
Goblin Market
by Christina Rossetti

Goblin Market Drugs and Alcohol Quotes Page 1

Page (1 of 2) Quotes:   1    2  
How we cite the quotes:
(line)
Quote #1

One longing for the night (214)

Laura can't wait for her second taste of goblin fruit. She's like an addict: she can't focus on anything but where her next fix is going to come from.

Quote #2

Then sat up in a passionate yearning,
And gnashed her teeth for baulked desire, and wept
As if her heart would break. (266-268)

Laura seems to be showing signs of physical addiction. We see that she is actually in pain here.

Quote #3

Laura kept watch in vain
In sullen silence of exceeding pain. (270-271)

Laura is secretive about her addiction, too. She doesn't even tell her sister what's happening.

Next Page: More Drugs and Alcohol Quotes (2 of 2)
Previous Page: Sex Quotes

Need help with College?