Daisy Werthan, 72 year old, southern Jewish widow, has crashed her
START: No, Now stop running your mouth! I am seventy-two years old as you so gallantly reminded me and I am a widow, but unless they rewrote the Constitution and didn’t tell me, I still have rights.
END: What I do not want--and absolutely will not have is some-- (She gropes for a bad enough word) some chauffeur sitting in my kitchen, gobbling my food, running up my phone bill. Oh, I hate all that in my house!
For full monologue text, please refer to: Alfre Uhry, Driving Miss Daisy, Dramatists Play Service Inc., 1987, pp.5-6.
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