Beyond The Classroom Gates Act 3 Scene 1 Page 8

engine, she puts her seatbelt on and makes it obvious she wants to leave by honking her car horn at Simon several times. Simon finishes his cigarette and throws his used cigarette butts in the trash bin then runs towards Mary’s car. He quickly jumps into the side seat and struggles to put on his belt. Mary begins to drive away.

Simon: What’s the rush? Normally you drive slowly, but tonight you’ve got your foot down. This isn’t a Grand Prix you know! [Starts chuckling]

Mary: I just want to get out of this place today and go home and just go over everything ready for tomorrow, otherwise we’re in for a difficult time ahead.

Simon: Oh please…you’re not falling for that rubbish she spouted out tonight are you? It’s