Drama like kabuki with a heart of dirt
Aes' wavering on whether or not to help others causes drama like the Japanese art of kabuki, a highly stylized dramatic play, generally full of singing and dancing. “Since the word kabuki is believed to derive from the verb kabuku, meaning ‘to lean’ or "to be out of the ordinary”, kabuki can be interpreted as ‘avant-garde’ or ‘bizarre’ theater."
The heart of dirt refers to both his love of the underground and when juxtaposed against the common phrase “heart of gold,” hints at his unwillingness (or at least his uncertainty regarding whether or not)to help others.
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