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Little Bee (The Other Hand)

Little Bee (The Other Hand)

by Chris Cleave

Contrasting Regions: Nigeria and England Quotes

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Quote #10

I saw they did not show us the position to adopt in case we were deported to a country where it was likely that we would be killed because of events we had witnessed. (11.101)

Little Bee comments on the irony of being read safety instructions while she's on a plane being deported back to Nigeria where she might be killed. This begins the setting switch, from England to Nigeria.

Quote #11

"Lawrence found out what flight they were putting you on," she said. "He's not entirely bad, at the end of the day. We couldn't let you go back alone, Bee. Could we Batman?" (11.112)

By helping Sarah find Little Bee, Lawrence shows that maybe he really does love Sarah. He's willing to live apart from her in order to keep her with him.

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