A Streetcar Named Desire

by: Tennessee Williams

Scene Three

Quotes Scene Three
I’m not accustomed to having more than one drink. Two is the limit—and three! [She laughs] Tonight I had three.
Poker shouldn’t be played in a house with women.
They stare at each other. Then they come together with low, animal moans. He falls to his knees on the steps and presses his face to her belly, curving a little with maternity. Her eyes go blind with tenderness as she catches his head and raises him to the level of her.
There’s so much—so much confusion in the world . . . [He coughs diffidently] Thank you for being so kind! I need kindness now.