Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Quote #10

The totem of Amaroq was in her pocket. Her fingers ran over it but she did not take it out. She sang to the spirit of Amaroq in her best English. (3.262)

This moment jumps out at us in comparison to an earlier moment, when Miyax sings a mournful song to bid farewell to Amaroq. In that moment, she sings in Eskimo, but now, she sings in English. Why the change?

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