Assunta, the local healer, visits Serafina. She offers special
Assunta: Is it true what I told you?
Serafina: Yes, it is true, but nobody needed to tell me. Assunta, I’ll tell you something which maybe you won’t believe.
Assunta: It is impossible to tell me anything that I don't believe.
[... … …]
Assunta: A woman must not have a heart that is too big to swallow! (She crosses to the door.)
Serafina: Stay with me!
Assunta: I have to visit a woman who drank rat poison because of a heart too big for her to swallow.
For the full extended scene, please refer to: Tennessee Williams, The Rose Tattoo. New Directions, 2010. pp. 10-13.
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