| Quote #1
Beatrice: "You'll see, you'll get a blessing for this!" (1.76)
Hmm…doesn't really turn out that way.
| Quote #2
Eddie: "You'll never get nowheres unless you finish school." (1.89)
Education is equated with hope in the world of the play.
| Quote #3
Catherine: "It ain't exactly a secretary, it's a stenographer first, but pretty soon you get to be secretary." (1.93)
Is this Catherine's big dream or the one Eddie created for her?