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The Schooldays of Jesus Quotes

J. M. Coetzee
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If we do a bad deed, we get no joy out of it. Our conscience sees to that.
-- Simón (chapter 1)

Importance: This quotation helps demonstrate one of the foundational ideas of Simón’s moral viewpoint and Simón’s relationship with Davíd. Simón sees himself as one of Davíd’s primary guardians, as well as Davíd’s main source of moral widom. Therefore, Simón takes it upon himself to make sure Davíd is exposed to as much proper moral insight as possible, the center of which contains this idea that bad deeds will not be abided by one’s conscience or by the world at large.

When you travel across the ocean on a boat, all your memories are washed away and you start a completely new life…There is no before. There is no history.
-- Simón (chapter 2)

Importance: One of the main recurring ideas in the narrative is...

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