Hot Milk Quotes

Deborah Levy
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It is a sore point, more painful than my sting and more of a problem than my surname which no one can say or spell.”
-- Sofia as narrator (chapter 1 paragraph 12)

Importance: The quote demonstrates Sofia’s struggle with her identity.

Memory is not always reliable. It is not the whole truth. Even I know that.”
-- Sofia as narrator (chapter 2 paragraph 155)

Importance: The quote indicates how Sofia recognizes that what she knows may not be a complete picture of what happened in her past.

I suddenly felt jealous, as if I were missing some sort of attention that had never been bestowed on me in the first place.”
-- Sofia as narrator (chapter 5 paragraph 63)

Importance: The quote shows how Sofia has felt neglected throughout her life and craves attention.

It is the vitality she puts into not walking that concerns. I’m not sure I can help her.’”
-- Dr. Gómez (chapter 5 paragraph 128)

Importance: The quote illustrates how Dr. Gómez is questioning Rose’s mental health.

My mother’s words are my mirror.”
-- Sofia as narrator (chapter 6 paragraph 49)

Importance: The quote...

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