Two Boys Kissing Quotes

David Levithan
This Study Guide consists of approximately 27 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Two Boys Kissing.
This section contains 1,009 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Two Boys Kissing Study Guide

You can’t know what it is like for us now – you will always be one step behind. Be thankful for that. You can’t know what it was like for us then – you will always be on step ahead. Be thankful for that, too.
-- Chorus (Section 1)

Importance: Here, the chorus explains that modern readers will never know what it was like for gay men to live a few decades ago. Their lives were full of challenge and discrimination. In the present, because the chorus of gay men are all dead, the reader does not know what sorts of experiences they have now undergone. It demonstrates how changing times alter perceptions and attitudes towards people.

Freedom is also about what you will allow yourself to do.
-- Chorus (Section 1)

Importance: Here, as the chorus begins introducing the reader to various characters, the chorus explain that freedom in life matters –from voting to kissing on the street. Yet...

(read more)

This section contains 1,009 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Two Boys Kissing Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Two Boys Kissing from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook