Themes

1

What are three main themes in the play?

2

Why do the older generation fear war?

3

Why does Franco sign up to the army?

4

How do Hughie and Lucia feel about each other at the start of the play?

5

How would you describe Luigi as a father?

6

Why does Hughie decline Rosinella’s dinner invitation?

7

Why does Rosinella believe Italians to be superior to Scottish people?

8

What does Rosinella imply about Scottish girls?

9

What are Massimo and his family victims of?

10

What nationality does Franco see himself as?