Dianne is a teenage girl who Rent Boy picks up at a nightclub and has sex with. Rent Boy didn’t pay attention to her age because he was on speed and Dianne was wearing a lot of make-up, but after seeing her in the morning, he reconsiders his life choices, at least temporarily. The incident may be one of many factors in Rent Boy’s decision to get out of Leith, although he continues to have a conflicted relationship with his own sexuality.
Dianne Quotes in Trainspotting
The Trainspotting quotes below are all either spoken by Dianne or refer to Dianne . 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:).
Kicking Again Quotes
Perhaps, he allowed himself to speculate, they had some perverse parental feelings for her. He had noted that with older people. They often try to control younger, more popular and vivacious people; usually due to the fact that they are jealous of the qualities the younger people have and they lack.
Dianne Character Timeline in Trainspotting
The timeline below shows where the character Dianne appears in Trainspotting. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...talk to the woman’s friend, so Rent Boy goes over too. The woman’s name is Dianne. She and Rent Boy argue over the band Simple Minds: she’s a fan, but Rent... (full context)
Rent Boy goes to leave the club alone and sees Dianne about to step into a taxi alone. He asks where she’s going then lies and... (full context)
Rent Boy isn’t sure if Dianne actually wants to have sex or if she really does just mean coffee. He gets... (full context)
Dianne reminds Rent Boy to stay quiet, then they start having sex. Rent Boy is happy... (full context)
Rent Boy is surprised and disappointed when Dianne tells him he has to go. She says he can stay on the couch if... (full context)
Rent Boy hears the man and woman talking about how Dianne has brought another “friend” back. He gets up and introduces himself, telling a lie about... (full context)
Dianne’s parents invite Rent Boy to breakfast and ask him what he does for a living.... (full context)
Rent Boy tries to stay calm in front of Dianne’s parents. Dianne’s father asks what Rent Boy is going to do about being locked out... (full context)
Rent Boy and Dianne stop in a record store, and Dianne looks around. Johnny Swan’s brother suddenly surprises Rent... (full context)
Spud knows about Rent Boy and Dianne but thinks Rent Boy won’t take advantage of these two girls. Meanwhile, Sick Boy reaches... (full context)