‘Fifty Shades Freed’ uses quotes that show the relationship between its author, E. L. James’s ideologies, and the characters in the story. With a thematic structure that describes the value of family, shows how deep love goes in relationships, portrays the influence of greed and envy on a person’s mind, and elaborates on the desire to have a distinct identity in the world.
Love and Romance
Life is never going to be boring with Christian, and I’m in this for the long haul. I love this man: my husband, my lover, father of my child, my sometimes Dominant … my Fifty Shades.
When Ana marries Christian, she admits that though he is not perfect, she will never settle for anyone else but him. Ana makes the statement above, stating that she will give everything she has to Christian. She says she loves him and will be his submissive whenever he wishes.
My world was ordered, calm, and controlled, then you came into my life with your smart mouth, your innocence, your beauty, and your quiet temerity … and everything before you was just dull, empty, mediocre … it was nothing.
Christian makes this quote describing his first encounter with Ana. He narrates to her how her presence changed everything about him. He states that she added beauty into his dark and empty life, and her shyness, innocence, and beauty made her irresistibly attractive to him.
Anastasia you are my more, my love, my life; Christian.
The quote above is an inscription on platinum jewelry Christian gives Ana during their honeymoon. It encompasses his feeling for her, and he uses it to reassure her that he wants nothing else in the world but her love.
I always want more, with you.
Christian makes this quote when he admits to Ana that he will always want her no matter the situation. When he becomes her husband, he lets her know his desire for her will never fade away. Though their relationship got rocky with an unplanned pregnancy, he wanted her because she was all he needed.
Oh my, the look he gives me could be solely responsible for global warming.
The quote above is a statement Ana makes to describe her desire for Christian. After getting married to him, she admits that his gaze makes her get attracted to him every time. She compares it to an intense fire that could cause global warming.
He stills, his eyes not leaving mine, and I’m witness to his internal struggle as if he’s about to make the judgement of Solomon. He opens his mouth to say something then closes it again as some fleeting emotion crosses his face … pain, maybe.
The quote above shows when Ana asks Christian to say he cares about her. Ana’s demand for affirmation from Christian hurts him and makes him feel that she might think he does not care about her.
‘You’re leaving me?’ Christian’s words are an agonized, breathless whisper.
When Jack kidnaps Mia, he asks for $5 million and instructs her not to tell anyone. When she reaches the bank, the manager calls Christian, and this is where he asks if she wants to leave him. Ana describes the pain in Christian’s voice after telling him it is over. She knows the pain and endures not telling him the truth for Mia’s sake.
Christian! No … I love you, too.
When Ana lies to Christian about leaving him, he gets sad. The quote above is a response she makes after Christian cuts the call. Because of her inability to let him in on Mia’s kidnap, she endures the pain of lying to the love of her life.
We always hurt the ones we love, darling.
Ana passes out after saving Mia from Jack. While unconscious, she faintly hears the conversation between Christian and his mother, Grace, as Christian blames himself for hurting her. In response, Grace tells Christian that love makes people do the wrong things with the right intentions.
Don’t touch me. No more. Only Ana.
When Ana gets hospitalized after the incident with Jack, Christian tells her about visiting Elena and how he resisted her while drunk; this explains his mumbling about not wanting to be touched. When he first mumbles in his sleep, Ana admits that even with the constant nightmares he has because of his traumatic childhood, he never talks while sleeping.
What happened to Christian when he was young?
When Christian was a child, he watched his mother die. After getting into a foster home, Grace Grey adopted him as her child. However, he began to act out, and at 15, Elena introduced him to BDSM and made him submissive.
Does Christian hate Elena in Fifty Shades Freed?
Elena is a close friend of Christian, and even when he tells her to stay away from him and Ana, he visits her for advice regarding Ana’s pregnancy. Though Ana dislikes Elena, Christian explains that Elena was the one who saved him from becoming a menace to himself by introducing him to BDSM.
What are some interesting quotes from Fifty Shades Freed?
“He makes me graceful, that’s his skill. He makes me sexy, because that’s what he is. He makes me feel loved, because in spite of his fifty shades, he has a wealth of love to give.”
“He tastes of white wine and apple pie and Christian. I run my fingers through his hair, holding him to me while our tongues explore and curl and twist around each other, my blood heating in my veins.”
Does Ana stay with Christian in Fifty Shades Freed?
After Ana confronts Jack and he gets arrested, Christian takes her to the hospital, and she recovers. Later, Ana gives birth to a boy, and two years later, she gives birth to a girl.