Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
by Edward Albee
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Drugs and Alcohol Quotes
How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Act.Line). Every time a character talks counts as one line, even if what they say turns into a long monologue.
Martha: we take our tears, and we put 'em in the icebox, in the goddamn ice trays[…]until they're frozen[…]and then…we put them…in our…drinks. (3.1)
Here's quite a poignant metaphor for drowning sorrows in alcohol.
Nick: You should try me sometime when we haven't been dinking for ten hours (3.26)
Nick uses drinking as an excuse for his impotence, but are there deeper reasons? Disgust? Shame?