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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?


by Edward Albee

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Sex 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.

Quote #1

George: Well, dear if I kissed you I'd get all excited […] and I'd take you, by force, right here on the living room rug. (1.135)

Is George saying this just to mock Martha, or is there still some real sexual chemistry between the bitter couple?

Quote #2

George: Musical beds is the faculty sport around here. (1.299)

George's comment perhaps reflects the disintegration of traditional sexual morals. He could also be referencing the way faculty members use sex to gain status.

Quote #3

Martha: I wouldn't conceive with anyone but you [George] …you know that, baby. (1.645)

Martha constantly taunts George with infidelity. We wonder if she's ever actually been unfaithful before this night.

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