NoViolet Bulawayo Quotes About Name

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"Others with names like myths, names like puzzles, names we had never heard before: Virgilio, Balamugunthan, Faheem, Abdulrahman, Aziz, Baako, Dae-Hyun, Ousmane, Kimatsu. When it was hard to say the many strange names, we called them by their countries. So how on earth do you do this, Sri Lanka?Mexico, are you coming or what?Is it really true you sold a kidney to come to America, India?Guys, just give Tshaka Zulu a break, the guy is old, I'm just saying.We know you despise this job, Sudan, but deal with it, man.Come, Ethiopia, move, move, move; Israel, Kazakhstn, Niger, brothers, let's go!" ~ NoViolet Bulawayo
"In order to do this right, we need new names. I am Dr. Bullet, she is beautiful, and you are, Dr. Roz, he is tall, Sbho says, nodding at me. You said he, I don't want to be a man, I say. Well, that's who I remember, either you are that or you are nothing, Sbho says, making a cutting motion across Chipo's stomach.And you, you are Dr. Cutter, Sbho says to Forgiveness, and Forgiveness spits and ignores Sbho.Who am I? Chipo says. You, you are a patient. Patients are just called patients, Sbho says." ~ NoViolet Bulawayo
"Now there is a soft tap on the door. It's that man again. I don't know his name but I know it's him and nobody else because he always knocks five times, not four, not six, just five, and so softly too, like he fears he will make dents in the tin. Mother pulls the blankets over my head and then blows out the candle before opening the door. But what she doesn't know is that I am always awake most of the time this happens, because I am the hare." ~ NoViolet Bulawayo
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