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La Strada Film Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 19 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of La Strada.
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Essay Questions

Why is Gelsomina's mother willing to sell her to Zampano?

What happened to Gelsomina's older sister, Rosa?

What types of things does Zampano try to teach Gelsomina?

How does Zampano treat Gelsomina? Give specific examples.

How does the music in the film reveal the emotions of the characters?

Does the Fool care for Gelsomina or does he just like to harass Zampano?

What reasons does the Fool give Gelsomina for believing that Zampano loves her?

Why does Gelsomina continue to smile even when things are at their worst?

Zampano leaves Gelsomina by the side of the road; why?

What do you think Zampano is thinking when he falls weeping on the beach at the end of the film?

Bibliography

http://imdb.com/title/tt0047528/

http://dvdverdict.com/reviews/lastrada.php

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