35 Kutipan Terbaik Novel When The Crawdads Sing Karya Delia Owens

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Novel When The Crawdads Sing

Fimela.com, Jakarta When The Crawdads Sing adalah novel yang diterbitkan pada Desember 2019 dan merupakan novel terjemahan. Novel ini ditulis oleh Delia Owens, penulis yang pernah berprofesi sebagai ahli biologi satwa liar. 

Novel yang berjumlah 400 halaman ini bercerita tentang kisah Kya, yang dipaksa menjalani isolasi sosial sejak usia enam tahun setelah seluruh keluarganya, satu per satu, meninggalkannya. Anggota terakhir yang pergi adalah ayahnya yang kejam. 

Banyak portal yang mengulas novel ini dan mengatakan bahwa Where the Crawdads Sing adalah kisah kesepian yang luar biasa. Kya dikucilkan dan dijauhi oleh sebagian besar tetangganya. Dikenal sebagai 'gadis rawa' dia berbeda dengan tetangganya, memiliki kedekatan yang mendalam dengan alam. 

Meskipun ulasan novel ini amat beragam, namun novel ini memiliki kutipan-kutipan menarik yang sayang jika dilewatkan. Untuk itu, berikut Fimela.com telah merangkum 35 kutipan terbaik novel When The Crawdads Sing karya Delia Owens. Dilansir dari beragam sumber, simak ulasan selengkapnya di bawah ini. 

Kutipan Novel When The Crawdads Sing Bagian I

Kutipan Novel When The Crawdads Sing Bagian I
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1. “I wasn't aware that words could hold so much. I didn't know a sentence could be so full.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

2. “Autumn leaves don't fall, they fly. They take their time and wander on this their only chance to soar.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

3. “Why should the injured, the still bleeding, bear the onus of forgiveness?”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

4. “lot of times love doesn’t work out. Yet even when it fails, it connects you to others and, in the end, that is all you have, the connections.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

5. “There are some who can live without wild things, and some who cannot.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

6. “If anyone would understand loneliness, the moon would.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

7. “How much do you trade to defeat loneliness?”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

8. “Time ensures children never know their parents young.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

9. “What d'ya mean, where the crawdads sing? Ma used to say that." Kya remembered Ma always encouraging her to explore the marsh: "Go as far as you can --- way out yonder where the crawdads sing."Tate said, "Just means far in the bush where critters are wild, still behaving like critters.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

10. “I must let go now. Let you go. Love is too often The answer for staying. Too seldom the reason For going. I drop the line And watch you drift away. “All along You thought The fiery current Of your lover’s breast Pulled you to the deep. But it was my heart-tide Releasing you To float adrift With seaweed.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

Kutipan Novel When The Crawdads Sing Bagian II

Kutipan Novel When The Crawdads Sing Bagian II
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11. “Please don't talk to me about isolation. No one has to tell me how it changes a person. I have lived it. I am isolation," Kya whispered with a slight edge.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

12. “time is no more fixed than the stars. Time speeds and bends around planets and suns, is different in the mountains than in the valleys, and is part of the same fabric as space, which curves and swells as does the sea.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

13. “Needing people ended in hurt.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

14. “Loneliness has a compass of its own.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

15. “Go as far as you can—way out yonder where the crawdads sing.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

16. “Not waiting for the sounds of someone was a release. And a strength.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

17. “Some parts of us will always be what we were, what we had to be to survive...”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

18. “Biology sees right and wrong as the same color in different light.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

19. “Sunsets are never simple. Twilight is refracted and reflected But never true. Eventide is a disguise Covering tracks, Covering lies. “We don’t care That dusk deceives. We see brilliant colors, And never learn The sun has dropped Beneath the earth By the time we see the burn. “Sunsets are in disguise, Covering truths, covering lies. “A.H.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

20. “You all listen now, this is a real lesson in life. Yes, we got stuck, but what’d we girls do? We made it fun, we laughed. That’s what sisters and girlfriends are all about. Sticking together even in the mud, ’specially in mud.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

Kutipan Novel When The Crawdads Sing Bagian III

Kutipan Novel When The Crawdads Sing Bagian III
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21. “Let’s face it, a lot of times love doesn’t work out. Yet even when it fails, it connects you to others and, in the end, that is all you have, the connections.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

22. “Leaning on someone leaves you on the ground.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

23. “Life had made her an expert at mashing feelings into a storable size.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

24. “Imagination grows in the lonliest of soils”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

25. “Love must be free to wander, To land upon its chosen shore And breathe.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

26. “A simple hope of being with someone, of actually being wanted, of being touched, had drawn her in. But these hurried groping hands were only a taking, not a sharing or giving.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

27. “In nature—out yonder where the crawdads sing—these ruthless-seeming behaviors actually increase the mother’s number of young over her lifetime, and thus her genes for abandoning offspring in times of Stress are passed on to the next generation. And on and on. It happens in humans, too. Some behaviors that seem harsh to us now ensured the survival of early man in whatever swamp he was in at the time. Without them, we wouldn’t be here. We still store those instincts in our genes, and they express themselves when certain circumstances prevail. Some parts of us will always be what we were, what we had to be to survive—way back yonder.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

28. “Sunsets are never simple.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

29. “Perhaps love is best left as a fallow field.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

30. “Unworthy boys make a lot of noise,”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

31. “A great blue heron is the color of gray mist reflecting in blue water.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

32. “Sometimes she heard night-sounds she didn't know or jumped from lightning too close, but whenever she stumbled, it was the land who caught her. Until at last, at some unclaimed moment, the heart-pain seeped away like water into sand. Still there, but deep. Kya laid her hand upon the breathing, wet earth, and the marsh became her mother.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

33. “But I knew this. I’ve known a long time that people don’t stay.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

34. “once you can read anything you can learn everything.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

35.  “some things can’t be explained, only forgiven or not.”― Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

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