Beatie is talking to her sister, Jenny, on a rare visit home. She
No, I don’t know. I won’t know till he come here. From the first day I went to work as waitress in the Dell Hotel and saw him working in the kitchen I fell in love - and I thought it was easy.
So I pretended I was interested - but I didn’t understand much. All the time he’s trying to teach me but I can’t take it Jenny. And yet, at the same time, I want to show I’m willing. I’m not used to learning. Learning was at school and that’s finished with.
Arnold Wesker. Roots. Act One.
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