Unformatted text preview: not in front of who. I asked my informant when this proverb would be used and he said… that my mother used it when the kids were fighting and she said it to mean that they were all equal/treat others equally. Informant Interpretation: You should treat everybody equally. Collector analysis: Analyze both the text and the context. Good questions, deep thoughts, and possibilities She sees equally with the eyes. How important is “she.” Do women use this? Is it the mother who says it? Can the sister use it? Can you change it with he? Can the dad say this? Patriarchal society? [y/n] Comparison to “blind justice?” Religious reference? Comparison to the evil eye?...
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- Fall '08
- Folk speech/proverb Informant