A Taste of Honey Quotes

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Doesn't care about Jo
‘Have I ever laid claim to being a proper mother?’
1 of 30
Marries Peter for his money
‘He’s got a wallet full of reasons’
2 of 30
Is an alcoholic
'Pass me that bottle'
3 of 30
Useless mother
'You’re useless’
4 of 30
Bad influence on Jo
‘Oh Jo, you’re only a kid. Why don’t you learn from my mistakes?’
5 of 30
Doesn't treat Jo like her daughter
‘I should have got rid of you before you were born’
6 of 30
Starts to care about Jo as she is worried about marriage with Peter
‘I’ll take care of you and see you through it’
7 of 30
Disowns Jo when she discovers her baby is black
‘Put it on the stage and call it blackbird’
8 of 30
Dislikes Helen
‘I’m sick of you. You make my life a misery’
9 of 30
Wants Helen to be a proper mother
‘You should prepare my meals like a proper mother’
10 of 30
Doesn't like to be left alone
• ‘I’m not afraid of the darkness outside. It’s the darkness inside houses I don’t like’
11 of 30
Never had any motherly love from Helen
'She had so much love for everyone else, but none for me’
12 of 30
Annoyed at Helen for not caring about her when she was little
• ‘The time to have taken care of me was years ago when I couldn’t take care of myself’
13 of 30
Opinions on being a mother
'I hate motherhood’ and 'I’ll kill it. I don’t want this baby Geof'
14 of 30
Wants Helen to go away
• ‘You should have been locked up years ago, with my father!’
15 of 30
Feels that Geof is like family
• ‘We’re already married. We’ve been married a thousand years’
16 of 30
Feeling happy for once in her life
‘For the first time in my life I feel really important'
17 of 30
Worried for Jo's health
‘Someone’s got to look after you. You can’t look after yourself’
18 of 30
Wants to help Jo
‘I’d sooner be dead than away from you’
19 of 30
Worried Jo will turn out like Helen
‘If you don’t watch it, you’ll turn out exactly like her.’
20 of 30
Does what is best for Jo
‘It’s alright Jo. I don’t mind moving out’
21 of 30
Jo's nickname for Geof
'Big sister'
22 of 30
Takes an interest in the baby
'It's got to wear something'
23 of 30
‘Shut your mouth bubble belly! Before I shut it for you’
24 of 30
Takes a dislike to Jo
‘I’m not having her with us’
25 of 30
Wants Jo out the way
‘I could throw you out tomorrow’
26 of 30
Is an alcoholic
'Lets go for a drink'
27 of 30
Loves Jo
‘I adore you’
28 of 30
Makes big plans for himself and Jo
‘We’re saving up to get married’
29 of 30
Can't bear to leave Jo
‘But I will come back, I love you’
30 of 30

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‘He’s got a wallet full of reasons’


Marries Peter for his money

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'Pass me that bottle'


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Card 4


'You’re useless’


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‘Oh Jo, you’re only a kid. Why don’t you learn from my mistakes?’


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