Sing To It Quotes

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When danger approaches, sing to it.
-- Narrator of "Sing to It" (Sing to It)

Importance: Faced with a man who desires to be comforted but also seeks to escape the distance of metaphors, the narrator reverts to a proverb to explain her feelings. The proverb highlights the notion of courage in the face of danger, a blase approach to life's problems. The issue between the narrator and the man is that of intimacy, and the narrator's response is to sing to the impending danger.

He wanted me to feel, when he fitted his body over mine, that this was how I would go on, this was how I would be known.
-- Narrator of "The Orphan Lamb" (The Orphan Lamb)

Importance: This quote continues to build on the brutal and primal aspects that are developed prior to it. With the story of the orphan lamb, the man establishes a mood that highlights an essential element of life, something animalistic. In telling the woman the story, the man hopes to...

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