"Then Granddaddy’s other hand flies up like a sudden and gentle bird, slaps down fast on top of the camera and lifts off half like it was a calabash cut for sharing" (Bambara 7)
"The camera man duckin and bendin and runnin and fallin,jigglin the camera and scared. And Smilin jumpin up and downswipin at the huge bird, tryin to bring the hawk down with just his raggedy ole cap" (Bambara 5).
"'Listen,' he said movin back into our yard, 'we’d like to have a statement from you . . . for the film. We’re filmin for the county, see. Part of the food stamp campaign. You know about the food stamps?'" (Bambara 2).