1. There are many indications that Beth is not necessarily a mature woman, or the ideal partner to Pat. Examine these two chapters and analyze at least two instances that illustrate what you think the reader is learning about Beth Cappadora.
She purposefully says hurtful things to her husband, Pat. She assures him that of the three children, she only likes the baby. She does not invite him on her trip. Her eldest son is troubled. She wants to go drink and party with her friends. She depends upon others to watch her two year old son. She imagines how much better she will look than her friends, and knows she is superficially warm and nice to people. She is disorganized and messy, her home is chaotic, and her husband cleans up after her.
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