Closer Quotes

Patrick Marber
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Alice: And what would YOUR euphemism be? Dan: (softly) For me? Alice: Mm. Dan: He was ... reserved. Alice: And mine? Dan: She was ... disarming.
-- Alice / Dan (Scene 1)

Importance: Late in their initial conversation, after Alice has caressed Dan's face, their conversation takes an intimate, confessional turn that foreshadows further intimate developments in their relationship.

Dan: You didn't find it obscene? Anna: What. Dan: The book. Anna: No, I thought it was ... accurate. Dan: About what. Anna: About sex. About love.
-- Dan / Anna (Scene 2)

Importance: With this quote, Dan touches on the issue of the frankness of his book. It's important to remember that in Scene 1, Dan indicated it had always been his dream to write a book: the implication here that he has either discovered inspiration in Alice, or that he has essentially used her life as material to realize his dream.

Dan (as Anna): Dont b a pussy. Live without riskisdeath. Desire,like the world,is am...
-- Dan (as Anna) (Scene 3)

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