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Domestic Realism in Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Through the play of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" various members of the household are at loggerheads. But this comes to a climax in this passage as Big Daddy's impending death is confirmed along with the question of the heir to the home becomes an important matter. The Oxford Companion to American Literature describes the play as "depicting bitter, strange family anxieties". These family worries are clearly seen in this passage. Big Daddy is dying and the only real characters who seem to be more worried about his passing than the property are Large Mama and Maggie, "Precious Mommy. I am sorry. I'm so sorry". Maggie is accountable for the passing of Big Daddy and all the petty disagreements surrounding it. "Big Daddy is not going to die" This refusal of what the doctors have claimed as inescapable is evidence of her not wanting Huge Daddy to expire. Mae and Gooper, however, seem to be desperate to do away with him. "Eventualities have to be thought about and now's the time". That is inhumane of Gooper and he's wrong when he claims, "now's the time". Big Mama remains finding Big Daddy will die and Gooper is pushing legalities on her. "Understanding is required with this location". This is one of the truest remarks within the drama. Almost every member of household is in a disagreement with another. The family is extremely broken up and there is a whole lot of understanding needed to break these "unnatural family anxieties". "I guess you must have had a great deal of itГўв‚¬В¦with your father's liquor problem". This can be a bitter remark and demonstrates that the connection between Maggie and Mae. During this passage there's a c.. .