Monkeys Quotes in Inherit the Wind
The Inherit the Wind quotes below all refer to the symbol of Monkeys. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page and citation info for the quotes below refers to the Ballantine Books edition of Inherit the Wind published in 2003.).
Act 2, Scene 2 Quotes
Did you hear that, my friends? “Old World Monkeys”! According to Mr. Cates, you and I aren’t even descended from good American monkeys!
Monkeys Symbol Timeline in Inherit the Wind
The timeline below shows where the symbol Monkeys appears in Inherit the Wind. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Act 1, Scene 1
...reporter for the Baltimore Herald. When an organ-grinder, a street entertainer, enters with a dancing monkey, Hornbeck jokingly talks to the monkey, and asks if it will be testifying in the... (full context)
...Storekeeper responds that “opinions are bad for business.” Hornbeck jokingly talks again to the organ-grinder’s monkey, saying he (the monkey) is Brady’s ancestor. Townspeople waive banners (DOWN WITH DARWIN and DON’T... (full context)
Act 2, Scene 2
Act 3, Scene 1