Never before had she felt what it was like to be in charge. She soon found that whoever controls information, whoever controls meaning, acquires power. And she discovered that when she translated, she controlled the situation, and not only that but that words could be weapons. The finest of weapons.My Spanish-teacher self must also make an appearance here to extol the virtues of learning more than one language.
Codex of Malinche and Hernan Cortes from the late 16th century codex History of Tlaxcala.