Identity Quotes in Hyperion
How we cite our quotes:
"But Jews maintain their ethnic and religious identity in some places," [Rachel] insisted. (4.169)
Rachel doesn't understand how Jews can maintain their identity if the Promised Land is gone forever. This is a major reason behind Sol's lack of faith. Is identity tied to the land?
They studied old family photos and found that it was not too difficult to dress the way they had a decade and a half before. (4.363)
We hope they weren't wearing bell bottoms or shoulder pads a decade and a half before. Those should just stay in the closet.
My... function... is to observe and react to human beings. In a sense, I was human once myself (5.346)
Johnny once felt human, but the more he realizes how much of his identity was pre-programmed, the less sure of his identity he is. Can he be his own robot... er, man... er, cybrid?