The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Mrs. Warren's Profession by George Bernard Shaw:|
mind to see a good deal of Sir George Crofts, as he's a friend of
VIVIE [quite unmoved] Why? [She sits down and opens a book]. Do
you expect that we shall be much together? You and I, I mean?
MRS WARREN [staring at her] Of course: until youre married.
Youre not going back to college again.
VIVIE. Do you think my way of life would suit you? I doubt it.
MRS WARREN. Y o u r way of life! What do you mean?
VIVIE [cutting a page of her book with the paper knife on her
chatelaine] Has it really never occurred to you, mother, that I
have a way of life like other people?