Drenched in Light Quotes

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You Isie Watts! Git ‘own offen dat gate post an’ rake up dis yahd!
-- Grandma Potts (N/A)

Importance: This is the first line of the story. Grandma angrily tells Isis that she needs to rake the yard. This line begins to develop the relationship between Isis and Grandma Potts, and it also introduces the reader to the story's method of replicating accent and dialect.

Nothing pleased [Isis] so much as to sit atop of the gate post and to hail the passing vehicles.
-- Narration (N/A)

Importance: This quotation points out Isis's enjoyment of watching the road in front of her home and greeting passersby. This trait in Isis subtly indicates her fascination with the world outside her home, and it also demonstrates her general extroversion.

little Isis Watts, the joyful
-- Narration (N/A)

Importance: According to the narration, this is the epithet that many people use to refer to Isis. This epithet emphasizes Isis's personality of joy and high energy, which...

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