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SHReK QuoTeS

HERE ARE A FEW EXAMPLES OF THE ADULT-RELATED THEMES IN THE FILM SHREK.

Societal rejection

Donkey: Can I stay with you? Please?

Shrek: Of course.

Donkey: Really?

Shrek: NO!

Donkey: Please. I don’t wanna go back there. You don’t know what it’s like to be considered a freak... Well, maybe you do, but that’s why we gotta stick together. You gotta let me stay!

Torture

Lord Farquaad: I’ve tried to be fair to you creatures, now my patience has reached it’s end! Tell me or I’ll...

Gingerbread Man: NO! Not the buttons! Not my gumdrop buttons!

Lord Farquaad: All right then! Who’s hiding them?

Gingerbread Man: OK. I’ll tell you….

Cultural allusion to a TV show ( Blind Date )

Magic Mirror: Our first bachelorette is a mentallyabused shut-in from a kingdom far, far away.

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