> * foundling (7) - A deserted or abandoned infant; a child found without a parent or caretaker
*maladroit (38) - Lacking adroitness; clumsy; awkward; unskillful; inept.
> "You should work at home, Daniel said, when what he really meant was, why does it sound like you've been crying?
No, I'll get more done here, Laura answered, when what she really meant was, Please don't ask." (49) I picked this quote from the book because it helps the reader understand the marriage between the two. As a reader, the quote helped me understand that the marriage between Laura and Daniel is slowly falling apart. They have some communication problems and don't like to talk out their problems. The quote helped set the mood of their relationship.