The Rose Tattoo Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Estelle have tattooed onto her chest?

2. What does Flora say Rosario was smuggling under the bananas?

3. What happened to Rosario's body when his vehicle crashed?

4. What does Serafina want someone to take away from Rosa?

5. What does Miss Yorke want to get from the closet?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Jack say Rosa needs to forget about him?

2. Why did Alvaro's wedding never take place?

3. What do Flora and Bessie say they will do if Serafina does not finish their blouses?

4. How did Rosario die?

5. How does Miss Yorke's appearance enrage the women?

6. Why does Serafina say she is not jealous of Bessie and Flora?

7. Why does Rosa break open the piggy bank?

8. Describe the play's setting.

9. Why does Serafina tell Rosa not to look at Strega?

10. How does Serafina react when the group enters the house?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Choose one of the following and examine what it expresses about mid 20th century society.

1. The Catholic Church.

2. Teenage years.

3. Sicilian culture.

Essay Topic 2

Choose two of the following people and outline his/her influence on Rosa's life.

1. Rosario.

2. Serafina.

3. Jack.

Essay Topic 3

Examine the play's dialogue. How does the author's dialogue contribute to the following areas?

1. Character

2. Setting

3. Plot

(see the answer keys)

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