I Stand Here Ironing
by Tillie Olsen
I Stand Here Ironing Language and Communication Quotes
How we cite our quotes: (Paragraph)
"I wish you would manage the time to come in and talk with me about your daughter" (1).
This question, which might be coming from a teacher or a counselor, prompts the narrator to reflect on her daughter's situation.
I do not even know if it matters, or if it explains anything. (7)
The narrator tells us she is unused to reflecting on her life. As she muses on different events, she isn't sure if the events are relevant or not.