Nectar in a Sieve
"Why do you not demand—cry out for help—do something? There is nothing in this country, oh God there is nothing!" (7.44)
"I waited all day," I gasped. "I must see you. My husband will be back soon and then I cannot come."
His frown deepened. He said coldly, "You people will never learn. It is pitiful to see your foolishness." (11.5)
"What has happened?" we ask with trepidation. They are still our sons, but suddenly they have outgrown us. (12.10)