The daughter is difficult. The father is bored, the mother neurotic. The daughter is making a nuisance of herself. The daughter is bored. The mother wants something. She looks to the daughter. The father suspects the daughter. They think I know something they don't know. The father knows that which his wife refuses to consider or understand. The daughter turns everything around. She makes even more of a nuisance of herself. The father gets defensive, the mother self-conscious. The daughter has lost respect for them. The wife's mistake is absenting herself.