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  • Eddie About Catherine
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    Question:' And so I mourn him-I admit it-with a certain... alarm'; How does Arthur Miller expect us to react to the death of Eddie Carbone? In your opinion, does he succeed? Eddie Carbone, the family guy, not wanting any trouble, just wanting his niece, in more ways than one. Eddie was a family man, he kept his home nice and he looked after all his family and friends, there was a great respect for him and he was loved by many. Even the people against him, had to love him. He was popular among hi...
  • Eddie And Catherine
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    Eddie is very protective of Catherine. Eddie seems very concerned as to the welfare of Catherine. 'Where you go in' all dressed up?' 'where you go in'?' 'whats going on?' 'I think its too short ain't it?' Eddie doesn't want Catherine to grow up 'you " re walking wavy!' He is concerned that she might get sexually assaulted or may be taken advantage of by men. Catherine disapproves of his protectiveness and nearly starts to cry 'almost in tears because she disapproves'. There seems to be a link be...
  • Marco Now Gimme My Name Eddie Believes
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    Eddie Carbone is an American-Sicilian man working in Brooklyn. He works as a longshoreman: carrying crates and goods from the ships. He is quite a large man. His job requires him to be strong and a good worker. In other words he is very masculine. He is an ordinary man. He lives with his wife and niece, whom he treats like a daughter, and like all good men should do, he works every day to provide them with enough money to survive on. Eddie is a man's man. He lives within a close-knit community o...
  • Rodolpho And His Actions As Eddie
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    It is evident from the beginning of this extract that the character of Rodolpho plays a key part in how the story unfurls and how the character's relationships progress. The two brothers are newcomers to the well-established community and have to tread carefully and politely with their hosts. Rodolpho is more outgoing, forward and jovial and is quick to strike up a conversation. He always shows deference towards his older brother in how he looks for a nod of permission before doing anything, or ...
  • Miller Through Eddies Moral And Social Conflict
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    Jo Hawkins Assessment 2 Semester 1 1998 A playwright with a social conscience. Analyse the ways in which Arthur Miller presents Eddie Carboni as a victim of Brooklyn in the 1950's. In his play, A View From the Bridge, (1955), Arthur Miller (1915-) portrays the protagonist, Eddie Carboni, an uneducated Italian-American longshoreman, as a victim of American society in the 1950's. Set in Red Hook, an industrial area of Brooklyn, Eddie lives with his wife, Beatrice and her sisters child, his niece C...
  • Eddies Feelings For Catherine
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    Coursework: A view from the Bridge How does Arthur Miller Present the Stages of Eddies Collapse Is Eddie solely responsible for his own downfall I will identify all the stages of Eddies collapse from the beginning to his tragic downfall. I will look closely at all events and situations that lead him to his downfall. I shall then decide whether Eddie brings it all upon himself or are there other characters in the play who contribute to his collapse. Catherine and Eddie have a very close relations...
  • Catherines Concern Of Eddies Distrust In Rodolpho
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    Trace And Explore The Changing Relationship Between Catherine And Eddie Throughout The Play ' In order to do this, we need to understand the background of the writer himself. Arthur Miller was born in Manhattan, New York in 1915. His parents were immigrants to America living prosperously due to their successful manufacturing business, but following the Wall Street Crash in 1929 the business collapsed and the family moved to Brooklyn. Miller was fortunate to find work as a warehouseman, and saved...
  • Eddie's Own Set Of Law And Justice
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    Justice is one of the themes in this play, be it the family law or the public law. Both set of laws, has their own way and view of justice. Both laws have important outcomes of justice. For example, in the first part of the scene, Eddie tells Catherine how Vinny Bolzano had snitched on his uncle to the Immigration. According to the public law, justice was brought to when Vinny's uncle got arrested as he had broken the law. But in the case of Vinny's family and neighbors, they made Vinny got the ...
  • Eddie And Rodolfo
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    A View from the Bridge The structure of the play is very important to the content of the play. The story is set out in two very definite acts. This is important to the audience and their understanding of the play. The events of Act 1 are mirrored in Act 2, although in a more serious manner. For instance, in Act 1 we hear of Vinny Bolzano, the young boy who was disowned by his family after reporting his own uncle to the Immigration Bureau. Also, the recital of Paper Doll by Rodolfo early on in Ac...
  • Rodolfo And Eddie
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    Show how a production of A view from the Bridge can effectively emphasise the dramatic tension in the play. A view from the Bridge was written by Arthur Miller in 1955 as a 1 act play and then in the following year of 1956 it was extended into a 2 act play which is the version that is around today. There are many different ways in which this play can be interpreted and these can be shown in productions through the use of stagecraft. In this essay I am going to use one particular part of the play...
  • Main Cause Of Stress For Eddie
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    Your Name View From the Bridge "People don? t do that sort of thing!' A play that I have recently read that conveys the ideas of the set question is? A View From The Bridge? by Arthur Miller, in which the main character Eddie Carbone is under stress due to various incidents throughout the play. Millers play puts forward the idea of stress, human behaviour and how humans can react differently in stressful situations. The play is set in the Red Hook, a rundown area in Brooklyn, New York. Red Hook ...

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