| Quote #28
"Laura seems all those things to you and me because she's ours and we love her. We don't even notice she's crippled anymore." (5.122, Tom).
Tom recognizes that familial love can be blinding and misleading.
| Quote #29
"Laura Wingfield, you march right to that door!"
Amanda orders and disciplines her children as though they were very young.
| Quote #30
"How about your mother?"
Tom recognizes that he has become similar to his father.