Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Power 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.
George: We got a telegram; there was a car accident, and he's dead. POUF! […]
Martha: (A howl which weakens into a moan) NOOOOOOoooooo. (3.449-3.450)
The power struggle that has driven the action of the play ends here. By destroying the illusion of the child he gains full control. Martha is defeated, but at what cost? Will they recover?