Jim’s wife, Sue, understands, and reveals to Annie, that much of the neighborhood realizes Joe was truly guilty of the manufacturing fiasco; Joe was simply shrewd enough to avoid jail-time. Sue advises Annie and Chris to move far away from the small town, in part because Chris’s successes in business anger Jim, and in part because the town has been tainted by the scandal involving Joe and Steve.
Sue Bayliss Quotes in All My Sons
The All My Sons quotes below are all either spoken by Sue Bayliss or refer to Sue Bayliss. 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 numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Penguin edition of All My Sons published in 2000.).
Act 2 Quotes
. . . it’s very unusual to me, marrying the brother of your sweetheart.
I don’t know. I think it’s mostly that whenever I need somebody to tell me the truth I’ve always thought of Chris . . . . He relaxes me.
Sue Bayliss Character Timeline in All My Sons
The timeline below shows where the character Sue Bayliss appears in All My Sons. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.