“I’ve got no thoughts, but what are you saying?”
(Heather: Do you like it here at Kent?)
(Heather: What do you like about it?”)
“It’s peaceful. It’s quiet and nobody fighting with everybody else. Everybody seems to be sensible.”
(Heather: What do you like best about your room?)
(Looking up toward the framed hat box cover with a stylist shoe that Deardra put on the wall by Mother’s bed) “Elegance” Mother read.
(Heather: Mother, I’m trying to call Deardra to tell her that you liked her choice of decor, but she’s not home.)
“Well, I’m home. You can call me.”
(Heather: A penny for your thoughts?)
“This blue pillow. I wonder how much this is. Do you consider this whole building yours?”
(Heather: Do you consider this your home?)
“No, because I don’t own it”.
(Heather: But you rent it? Do you like it here? [Audrey gives a neutral response.]
“I wonder how…(end of thought) Do you own this house?”
(Heather: Everything on this side of the room is yours (pointing to the corner, window).