A Taste of Honey
A PlayBook - 1959
The play is the story of a working-class, adolescent girl and her relationships with the Black sailor who makes her pregnant; the homosexual art student who moves into her apartment to help her through her pregnancy; her fun-loving, saloon-frequenting mother; and Peter, her mother's newly acquired husband. Jo moves, in a very detached way, within this economic and emotional whirlpool. Miss Delaney translates these emo#65533;tionally charged situations into a non-sentimental and realistic play.
PR6007.E32 T3 1959
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Song in Act II Scene I:
"Black boy, black boy, don't you lie to me. Where did you stay last night? In the pines, in the pines, where the sun never shines, I shivered the whole night through."
Act II, Scene II--HELEN: " You mean to say that . . . that sailor was a black man? . . . Oh my God! Nothing else can happen to me now. Can you imagine me wheeling a pram with a . . . Oh my God, I'll have to have a drink."
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