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...r Quentin tries to bring fiction into the real world. For instance, Sir Quentin is able to persuade the members that the facts that Fleur has created in the biographies were true. For instance, Sir Finlay tells Sir Quentin that he thinks that “[his] memoirs have been tampered with”. In response, Sir Quentin says, “Are you sure? How can you be sure if you were locked in the pantry at the time? In your revised memoir, you found out about their prank from a footman. But if in reality…” (31). Sir Quentin himself believes that the false statements that Fleur had added are actually real. In fact, Fleur notices that Sir Quentin autobiography “sounded stiff and false, occurred at points where they strained themselves into a constancy and steadies that they evidently wished to possess but didn’t” (31). Fleur could easily see how Quentin could not discern fiction from reality.
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