Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Quote #10

Miyax heard no more. It could not be, it could not be. She would not let it be. She instantly buried what she was thinking in the shadows of her mind. (3.260)

This is, we think, the saddest, most devastating part of the novel. Imagine how you would feel if the father you admired so much had killed the adopted father you had grown to love. It's the stuff of soap operas, but that doesn't make it any less tragic or real.

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