My House (Matilda)

In “My House”, Miss Honey reflects on the ownership of and belongings within her home – an old shed. Although her housing is meager, Miss Honey is content and happy. She continually reassures herself: “It isn’t much but it is enough for me” as she sings about her gratitude for her roof, pillow, lamp, etc. […]

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Where You Are (Moana)

In “Where You Are” Chief Tui of the island of Motunui is explaining to his daughter, Moana, how the islanders work and live together. Chief Tui sings: “The village of Motunui is all you need… We share everything we make.” However, the village’s resources are scarce – there are no more fish to be caught […]

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