Tally’s Blood explores the experiences of Italian immigrants in Scotland. By the end of the play the central protagonist, Rosinella, overcomes her prejudiced attitudes towards Scottish people.
What is the mood at the start of the play?
It is very happy
It is sombre
It is romantic
What could Rosinella and Massimo’s relationship be described as at the start of the play?
What is Rosinella’s attitude towards Scottish girls?
Why is the “ginger-sister” scene an important moment?
It shows the development of Hughie and Lucia’s friendship
It shows the distance between Hughie and Lucia
It shows the absence of Massimo and Franco
What can the mob be heard shouting?
Demands for Massimo to open the shop
Why is Massimo arrested?
For violent behaviour
For being Italian
For not paying his taxes
Why does Rosinella want Massimo to fire Hughie?
Because he is lazy
Because he broke Lucia’s heart
Because he reminds her too much of Lucia
Why did Bridget abort Franco’s baby?
Because she didn’t have enough money to support the baby
Because Rosinella told Bridget that Franco didn’t love her
Because she was forced to by her mother
What is the turning point for Rosinella’s character?
When she understands the negative impact of her actions on others
When Lucia goes back to Italy
When she asks Massimo to fire Hughie
At the end of the play, what is Rosinella’s attitude towards Hughie and Lucia’s elopement?