| Quote #1
In a house where the doors are kept unlocked, and where guests are strategically assigned rooms to facilitate optimal eavesdropping, communication is a difficult process. Brick is constantly trying to silence Maggie or at least quiet her down, whereas Maggie believes in the power of words and the articulation of truths.
| Quote #2
Maggie's insistence on having Brick write Big Daddy's card reflects her desire for authenticity. She wants to articulate truths and help others articulate truths; she knows the power of authentic (and not forged) communication of love and well-wishing. She knows the simple act of having Brick sign Big Daddy's birthday card would help her immensely in her quest to secure a piece of Big Daddy's wealth.
| Quote #3
Here again we further understand Maggie's ability to make people understand her as well as her desire to be understood perfectly. She does not run from truths, but seeks to articulate them in full color and detail.