Dialogue Analysis

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That is just not true! God! Every person in this town bends over backward to make Bianca feel at home. Why do you think she has so many places to go and so much to do? Huh? Huh? Because of you! Because all these people love you! We push her wheelchair. We drive her to work. We drive her home. We wash her. We dress her. We get her up, and put her to bed. We carry her. And she is not petite, Lars. Bianca is a big, big girl! None of this is easy—for any of us—but we do it... Oh! We do it for you! So don't you dare tell me how we don't care.


Sometimes I get so lonely I forget what day it is, and how to spell my name.


Lars: I was talking to Bianca, and she was saying that in her culture they have these rites of passages and rituals and ceremonies, and just all kinds of things that, when you do them, go through them, let you know that you're an adult. Doesn't that sound great? Gus: It does. Lars: How'd you know? Gus: How'd I know what? Lars: That you were a man. Gus: Ahhh. I couldn't tell ya. Lars: Was it... Okay, was it sex? Gus: Um. Yeah, yeah, yeah, it's uh, yeah, yeah it's kind of— it's, uh— No. Well, it's kind of sex but it's not, uh, you know? I don't know. I don't know. It's— uh... good question, good question. Lars: Yeah, but I have to know. Gus: [the dryer buzzes] Hold that thought. [goes into the basement, Lars follows] You know, you should ask Dagmar. Lars: I did ask Dagmar. And she said that I should ask you. Gus: Okay, you know I can only give you my opinion. Lars: That's what we want. Gus: Well, it's not like you're one thing or the other, okay? There's