A catch phrase or a recurring phrase (memetic phrases) is a word, phrase or expression recognized by its repeated utterance and/or revealing a character's unique feature. Some catch phrases become the de facto "trademark" of the character(s) with whom they originated.
This is a page which lists the frequent appearance of certain thematically important phrases spoken by different characters at different times. This page is arranged alphabetically, and then within each phrase, by episode/chapter chronology.
A through F
- Better never means better for everyone. It always means worse, for some. - Commander Fred to Offred'. (XII Jezebels, section 32)
- We only wanted to make the world better. Better never means better for everyone. It always means worse for some. - Fred Waterford reveals (to Offred) a political conviction (Episode 5, "Faithful")
- We aren't concubines. We're two-legged wombs. - Offred reflecting on her new social role. (Episode 1.1, "Offred")
G through N
"It doesn't matter what I think"Edit
- "It doesn't matter what I think." - Rita reluctantly advances her opinion. (Episode 2.9, "Smart Power").
- What I think doesn't matter. Which is the only reason he can tell me things. - Offred about her relationship to Commander Fred. (XII Jezebels, section 32)
O through T
U through Z
"Us and them"Edit
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