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Tiffany Breyne | 450 comments In the acknowledgments, author Akwaeke Emezi shares that they “want Pet to reach as many readers as nonhumanly possible, so it can do the work it’s meant to do in the world. We are each other.”

Think about the story, the message, and this wish; what does “we are each other” mean in the context?


Becca Boland | 922 comments Mod
I think this is an extension of the Gwendolyn Brooks poem that is quoted in the book. The "revolutionary cry."

We are each other's harvest. We are each other's business. We are each other's magnitude and bond.


Allyson | 155 comments Becca wrote: "I think this is an extension of the Gwendolyn Brooks poem that is quoted in the book. The "revolutionary cry."

We are each other's harvest. We are each other's business. We are each other's magni..."


Yes, I think we all need to be accountable.


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