Stepmother: Well, Cinderella, I see no reason why you can't go to the ball... if you get all your work done... Cinderella: Oh, I will. Stepmother: And, if you can find something suitable to wear. Cinderella: I'm sure I can. Oh, thank you, Stepmother. [she exits] Drizella: Mother, do you realize what you've just said? Stepmother: Of course. I said, IF.