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Wide Sargasso Sea Love Quotes

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Part.Section.Subsection [if applicable].Paragraph). Wide Sargasso Sea is divided into three parts. Within those parts, the novel does not number sections and subsections. This guide refers to sections if they are marked by an asterisk or some other symbol in the text. Within those sections, the novel indicates subsections by an extra line break.

Quote #10

That was the life and death kiss and you only know a long time afterwards what it is, the life and death kiss. (III.5.8)

Antoinette describes her last kiss with Sandi Cosway. We never really get to know Sandi in the novel, but in the few instances we do see him, he seems to be a presence that offers Antoinette security, safety – well, happiness, really. So why didn't she run away with him?

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