"Nonetheless, she could extend her tongue and then roll the edges inward, like a tortilla, creating a point at the end".
"I began chewing the gum. It had a strong, chemical taste. And then a moment later, it slightly burned. Like pepper".
"It's totally chomp, chomp, chomp gonna make my jaw fall off like Lucy Grealy".
Pilgrimage (219)- a journey, esp. a long one, made to some sacred place as an act of religious devotion
noting or pertaining to a plane dividing something into two equal parts, esp. one dividing an animal into right and left halves.