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Sweat: Play Quotes

Lynn Nottage
This Study Guide consists of approximately 52 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Sweat.
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I dunno. I dunno. The whole time inside, I pushed what happened, you know, Chris, all of it , outta my head. Then he was… I dunno, it’s all I can think, you know-
-- Jason (Act 1 paragraph Scene 1)

Importance: This short quote gives quite a bit of insight into Jason. While the audience does not explicitly know what happened, it is clear that an event transpired involving Chris that put Jason in prison. Jason’s inability to articulate his thoughts on the subject illustrates his difficulty of personal expression. Also, the fact that he pushed what happened out of his head shows Jason’s inability to cope with the situation. Rather than deal with this issue, he has chosen to bury the problem.

You Puerto Ricans are burning shit down all over Reading, you gotta know.”
-- Tracey (Act 1 paragraph Scene 2)

Importance: This line addresses racism from two different perspectives. Tracey asks Oscar where to hire someone to burn down her...

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