And the Earth Did Not Devour Him Quotes

Tomás Rivera
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He had made a discovery.
-- Narrator (Under the House paragraph 13)

Importance: The Narrator has been under the house for most of the day when he is found by the children and chased out. When the woman who lives there realizes who he is, she says she feels sorry for him. The boy has spent the day thinking about the previous year and realizes that he hasn't lost anything but has actually gained a sense of self-discovery.

It always began when he would hear someone calling him by his name but when he turned his head to see who was calling, he would make a complete turn and there he would end up - in the same place.
-- Narrator (The Lost Year paragraph 2)

Importance: The book is filled with symbolism beginning with the opening paragraphs. In this passage, the author seems to be expressing his inability to move past his heritage and current situation to discover anything about life or even about himself...

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