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That's it! What’s missing?/ Understanding, thats whats missing!/ How can we put the old man in our shoes/ So that he understands our present need?”
-- Clark (Scene One)

Importance: Here, Clark displays the Cauliflower Trust's strategy to ensure Dogborough backs their interests in city hall, and helps them procure a false loan. It also points towards the Trusts willingness to abandon and betray their ilk, as it is Sheet's company which Clark uses as a bargaining chip with Dogsborough.

My reputation is my capital,/ When I am gone I’ll leave you little else./ Honesty is a rich legacy, but ah,/ It cannot be insured against decay.
-- Dogsborough (Scene Two)

Importance: Dogsborough is weighing the value of his social capital against the financial capital being offered to him. His choice is the latter, as he believes the money to be worth more for his son. This tension between social and financial capital resurfaces more than once, and...

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