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1
Q

This line is repeated at the beginning of the play to emphasise the shock that Alec felt. (This could link to the writer’s own grief and loss.) Alec and Davie’s relationship deteriorates after Alec’s mother dies.

A

“Yer mammy’s dead”

2
Q

Davie is not only physically exhausted, he is also mentally drained.

A

“Ah’m shattered”

3
Q

Alec and Davie’s relationship is falling apart. Alec is losing respect for his father, he doesn’t trust him anymore.

A

“You’ve been drinkin. Ah can smell it”

4
Q

Davie is wasting his money on drink and gambling. He is not taking care of his responsibilities, he has no money to buy the things that they actually need.

A

“Ye bettin too heavy”

5
Q

Davie has just lost his job. Things just keep getting worse.

A

“Ah just got ma jotters. Week’s notice.”