"Albee’s dialog mixes kindness and cruelty, making George and Martha’s verbal clashes, for better or for worse, a felt element of their relationship. […] They are duelists who thrive off individual and collective wizardry, shrewdness, and cleverness. Their wittly devastating repartee is born out of a deep love for the other […]"
Pansies! Rosemary! Violence! My wedding bouquet!
Truth and illusion, George. You don’t know the difference.
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)