The central themes of Tally’s Blood are war, love and nationalism.
What are three main themes in the play?
Abortion, marriage and death
War, love and nationalism
Friendship, betrayal and revenge
Why do the older generation fear war?
They are aware of the danger and destruction it brings
It will lead to unemployment
They are scared they will be enlisted
Why does Franco sign up to the army?
He believes he will look good in the uniform
He believes he will make his fortune
He believes it will give him freedom and independence
How do Hughie and Lucia feel about each other at the start of the play?
They have a childish dislike for each other
They instantly fall in love
They are scared of each other
How would you describe Luigi as a father?
Why does Hughie decline Rosinella’s dinner invitation?
He doesn’t want to leave his mum alone
He doesn’t like pasta
He has a date
Why does Rosinella believe Italians to be superior to Scottish people?
They are creative and passionate
They are romantic and cultured
They are hardworking and family-orientated
What does Rosinella imply about Scottish girls?
They are rude
They are promiscuous
They are spoiled
What are Massimo and his family victims of?
What nationality does Franco see himself as?