| Quote #25
"There is only one respect in which I would like you to emulate your father."
Amanda repeatedly compares Tom to his father.
| Quote #26
"I'll tell you what I wished for on the moon. Success and happiness for my precious children! I wish for that whenever there's a moon, and when there isn't a moon, I wish for it, too." (5.23, Amanda).
Amanda’s maternal instincts direct her every thought and desire.
| Quote #27
"What are you doing?"
Amanda treats Tom as though he were a child.