English Literature - 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" by Tennessee Williams.
Describe the relationship between Maggie and Brick.
When the play opens, we are introduced to a "pretty young woman" who is "shouting." This woman, goes by the name of Margaret, and lets the audience know right from the beginning that if ever she has a problem, she'll let you know about it.
As we read through the first Act of this three Act
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summation of everything that has been brewing in this first Act. He responds by asking her very simply "how in hell on earth do you imagine - that you're going to have a child by a man that can't stand you?"
And there it is. He can't stand her. Brick and Maggie's relationship is like a tiny little sailboat in the middle of a huge ocean during a storm - it may take a miracle.