Grief Is the Thing With Feathers Quotes

Max Porter
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She would approve, because we were always over-analytical, cynical, probably disloyal, puzzled.”
-- Dad (chapter 1 paragraph 4)

Importance: The quote gives insight into the relationship between Dad and his wife and the traits they shared.

We guessed and understood that this was a new life and Dad was a different type of Dad now and we were different boys, we were brave new boys without a Mum.”
-- Boys (chapter 1 paragraph 42)

Importance: The quote illustrates how the boys view themselves, not only as having lost their mother, but trying to reconcile the radical change in their father's behavior and having to accept it.

I am a template. I know that, he knows that. A myth to be slipped in.”
-- Crow (chapter 1 paragraph 48)

Importance: The quote indicates Crow awareness of his role in Dad's mourning and how he should be viewed.

She told us that men were rarely truly kind, but they were often funny, which is better.”
-- Boys (chapter 2 paragraph 23)

Importance: The quote gives insight into the relationship the...

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