Under Milk Wood

by

Dylan Thomas

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Mrs. Dai Bread Two Character Analysis

Mrs. Dai Bread Two is Dai Bread’s second wife. She is an exotic, sultry “gypsy” woman who tells fortunes in her crystal ball and dresses seductively. Mrs. Dai Bread Two is the subject of one of Nogood Boyo’s dirty daydreams. In the afternoon, Mrs. Dai Bread Two sits outside with Mrs. Dai Bread One and describes a vision she sees in her crystal ball, in which Dai Bread is in bed with two women.

Mrs. Dai Bread Two Quotes in Under Milk Wood

The Under Milk Wood quotes below are all either spoken by Mrs. Dai Bread Two or refer to Mrs. Dai Bread Two. 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:
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Under Milk Wood Quotes

I want to be a good Boyo, but nobody’ll let me.

Related Characters: Nogood Boyo (speaker), Mrs. Dai Bread Two
Related Symbols: Water
Page Number: 80
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Mrs. Dai Bread Two Character Timeline in Under Milk Wood

The timeline below shows where the character Mrs. Dai Bread Two appears in Under Milk Wood. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
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...Sarah by asking for a loaf of bread and inquiring about her boils. In contrast, Mrs. Dai Bread Two is “gypsied to kill,” dressed in broken high heels and a “silky scarlet petticoat” that... (full context)
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Resilience and Redemption   Theme Icon
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...anger in Jack Black, who takes out his frustrations on a shoe he’s cobbling for Mrs. Dai Bread Two . Jack Black grumbles to himself that nobody should be wearing such a shoe, no... (full context)
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...cleanse the intense feeling of Spring from the air. Meanwhile, Mrs. Dai Bread One and Mrs. Dai Bread Two sit outside their house. Mrs. Dai Bread Two gazes into her crystal ball and antagonizes... (full context)
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...catch of the day: a whalebone corset, which conjures in his mind the image of Mrs. Dai Bread Two wearing nothing but a bangle. He imagines offering Mrs. Dai Bread Two the corset, but... (full context)