A Streetcar Named Desire
You see, under the Napoleonic code – a man has to take an interest in his wife’s affairs – especially now that she’s going to have a baby.
[Blanche opens her eyes. The "blue piano" sounds louder.]
Stella? Stella going to have a baby? I didn’t know she was going to have a baby! (2.151-2)
Stanley, Steve, Mitch, and Pablo wear colored shirts, solid blues, a purple, a red-and-white-check, a light green, and they are men at the peak of their physical manhood, as coarse and direct and powerful as the primary colors. There are vivid slices of watermelon on the table, whiskey bottles and glasses. (Scene Three, Stage Directions)
I’m out again. I oughta go home pretty soon.
I gotta sick mother. She don’t go to sleep until I come in at night. (3.15-7)