Alvaro Mangiacavallo has had a difficult day--his wages garnished,
Start: My name is Mangiacavallo which means “Eat-a-horse.” It’s a comical name, I know. Maybe two thousand and seventy years ago one of my grandfathers got so hungry that he ate up a horse!
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End: I go crazy, I boil, I cry, and I am ashame but I am not able to help it!--Even a Wop truck driver’s a human being! And human beings must cry ...
For the full extended monologue, please refer to: Tennessee Williams, The Rose Tattoo. New Directions, 2010. pp. 74.
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