Setting: Brooklyn, New York, 1920’s after war.
Rosa: seems to be happy but she does not, her life is a misery.
Tommy Castelli: Depressive, trapped in a prison in his mind, lazy, he lives a hard life and boring, not highly educated low class, etc.
The little American girl: Rite of Passage, only a little kid not a thieve, intelligent, etc.
Themes: Imprisonment, trapped, locked, bored, Doom, Suffering, etc.
Climax: When Tommy hits Rosa to defend the girl.
Epiphanic moment: When Tommy realize that he is a prisoner of his mind.