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Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Quote #10

"You are married. After tonight there will never be any doubt in your mind […] I love them—all my brothers, both sexes." (32.52)

Duke introduces a new take on the tradition of marriage. The between-a-man-and-a-woman definition is tossed in favor of a more communal one. But, as we see in the "Language and Communication" section, this definition can be customary in Mike's community and still not so in Ben's, even though it's the same word.

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