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The Bean Eaters

The Bean Eaters

by Gwendolyn Brooks

The Home Quotes

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Quote #4

Remembering, with twinklings and twinges, (line 10)

When we hear that this couple spends most of their time in their room, remembering the past, it becomes clear that their surroundings are the way they're able to conjure up this beloved past. Their home is both the place they live right now and their clearest link to the days they want to remember.

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