The Buried Giant Quotes

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Perhaps these were not their exact names or full names, but for ease, this is how we will refer to them.
-- Narrator (chapter 1 paragraph 3)

Importance: This quote represents several elements in the novel. The narrator doesn't really know, or remember, the names of the novel's protagonists. This is the same situation people in the land find themselves in when they can't remember. The narrator does give them a name because they are individuals, but their experience also represents everyone in the land and people in general. It also is interesting that the name the narrator gives them begin with the first two letters of the alphabet. This fact enhances the feeling that the names indeed are random.

You may wonder why Axl did not turn to his fellow villagers for assistance in recalling the past, but this was not as easy as you might suppose.
-- Narrator (chapter 1 paragraph 13)

Importance: This quote hints at the lost of memory from...

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