I'll Give You the Sun Quotes

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Mom has a massive sunflower for a soul so big there’s hardly any room in her for organs. Jude and me have one soul between us that we share: a tree with its leaves on fire. And Dad has a plate of maggots for his.
-- Noah (Section 1, Page 11 paragraph 2)

Importance: Here, Noah, who is as intuitive as he is intellectual, speaks about what the souls of his parents would be like at the beginning of the novel. He demonstrates that his mother has a beautiful soul and a big heart, that he shares a soul with Jude because they are so close, and that his father – traditional and rational – has a horrible soul. This is an unjust and unfair description of not only his father, as Noah will later come to find out, but of all of them.

The feet of ghosts never touch the ground.
-- Grandma Sweetwine (Section 1, Page 25 paragraph 2)

Importance: In a passage from the Sweetwine bible, Grandma...

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