Pocahontas and John Smith get to know each other as they talk about their respective cultures.
John Smith: You have such unusual names here. Chickahominy. Qui-Quiyough-cohannock. Pocahontas.Pocahontas: You have the most unusual name too. John Smith.
Meeko steals John's compass, which will be |
John Smith: There's so much we can teach you. We've improved the lives of savages all over the world!Pocahontas: Savages?!
John Smith: Uh, not that you're a savage.
Pocahontas: Just my people.
John Smith: No, listen, that's not what I meant, let me explain—
Pocahontas: Let go!
John Smith: I'm not letting you leave!
John Smith: Don't do this. Savage is just a word. A term for people who are uncivilised.Pocahontas: Like me?
John Smith: When I say uncivilised what I mean is—
Pocahontas: What you mean is, not like you.
And this whole conversation, where John digs a deeper hole and Pocahotas is unimpressed, uses physical contrasts between them: John is a klutz, Pocahontas is perfectly at home in her surroundings.
|Colours of the Wind.|
|John Smith: I have to see you again.|
|John struck speechless by Pocahontas' spiritual wisdom.|
|Thomas tries to cheer John up, not knowing that he's been irreversibly changed.|
|Wiggins: I... I... I made it myself!|
Ratcliffe: Wiggins, why do you think those insolent heathens attacked us?
Wiggins: Because we invaded their land and cut down their trees and dug up their earth?