A Raisin in the Sun

Lorraine Hansberry
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Act I, scene i

Quotes Act I, scene i
RUTH (Turning on him) Oh, no he ain't going to be getting up no earlier no such thing! It ain't his fault that he can't get to bed no earlier nights 'cause he got a bunch of crazy good-for-nothing clowns sitting up running their mouths in what is supposed to be his bedroom after ten o'clock at night …
WALTER Just for a second—stirring them eggs. Just for a second it was—you looked real young again. (He reaches for her; she crosses away. Then, drily) It's gone now—you look like yourself again!
RUTH You get your mind off money and eat your breakfast.