Norman's astute psychological perceptions of this mother/daughter relationship lead the playwright to ascribe to Thelma the thought that Jessie belongs to her, "I thought you were mine", shorthand for the belief she has the right to meddle, manipulate, possess, and control her.
Norman has revealed in recent interviews that she was mistakenly told she had lung cancer, though it turned out to be pneumonia.
Norman presents the case history of Arlene, a poor, uneducated young Southerner who's been sentenced to prison for her part in a robbery that led to murder.
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