The Rose Tattoo - Act 3, Scene 2 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 83 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Rose Tattoo.
This section contains 346 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy The Rose Tattoo Study Guide

Act 3, Scene 2 Summary

The night has passed, and Rosa and Jack come back to her house at dawn. They both seem very sad and Rosa says that that had been the happiest day of her life and this night the saddest. A moan erupts from the house and Rosa says it is her mother dreaming about her father. She is upset because her mother is making love in her sleep and she herself seems to be headed for the same fate—always dreaming about it but never actually doing it. Jack tells her that her mother just wants her to be practical and not see him through rose-colored glasses. Sounds and moans continue from the house.

Jack has to leave but she desperately tries to tell him that she is old enough to love him and he tells her that he has restrained himself...

(read more from the Act 3, Scene 2 Summary)

This section contains 346 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy The Rose Tattoo Study Guide
Copyrights
Gale
The Rose Tattoo from Gale. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook