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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

by

Tennessee Williams

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Language and Communication Quotes

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Act.Page.Line). Every time a character talks counts as one line, even if what they say turns into a long monologue. We used the New Directions edition of the play, published in 1971.

Quote #10

BIG DADDY
[…]
I don't know what, it's always like something was left not spoken something avoided because neither of us was honest enough with the—other…. (II.111)

Big Daddy and Brick are too afraid to be honest with one another, perhaps because they are more similar than we would like to believe. They are too afraid of hurting each other through honest conversation.

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