a view from the bridge

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Note on a view from the bridge, created by sionedjs on 05/20/2014.

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Eddie ·       tragic hero of play, fatal flaw leads to downfall ·       "a husky, slightly overweight longshoreman." strong, conventional, hard worker ·       “I took out of my own mouth to give to her.” sacrifices for family, love ·       “when am I gonna be a wife again?” difficult marriage ·       welcomes immigrants, generous, follows street law ·       “walking wavy” difficulty expressing, not articulate ·       "the less you trust, the less you be sorry." trust issues ·       “Its after eight” overprotective ·       “he’s stealing from me” possessive ·       Catherine lights cigarette, happy to be tended to ·       "I guess I just never figured... that you would ever grow up.” can’t let go of catherine ·       “he sings, he cooks” suspicious to diferent, single minded, underimes ·       “I don’t know what te hell you’re talkin about!” Alfieri adresses denial, defensive ·       “suddenly kisses him” prove rodolpho gay, assert dominance kiss catherine to show posession ·       street law can’t solve problem, turns to law ·       “I want to report something. Illegal immigrants” last desperate attempt, breaks own code of conduct, Catherine more important than honor, can’t accept wrong ·       "quicker get back a million dollars that was stole than a word that you gave away” understands enormity, consequences ·       “I want my name” image important, want respect ·       looses everything ·       “Eddie, the knife still in his hands, falls to his knees” ·       “my B” truly loves B beatrice ·        “I didn’t even buy a new tablecloth” proud housewife, caring ·       “when am I gonna be a wife again?” difficult marriage, abandoned ·       “I'm just worried about you.", careful not to upset Eddie, knows sensitive, understanding ·       “you’re a grown woman in the same house as a grown man” sees love, addresses lightly ·       "It means you gotta be your own self more." supportive, caring guardian, best intentions, attempt to solve problem ·       “you never think of it, that sardines are swimming in the ocean!” isolated ·       “he’s a good boxer, he could teach you” faithfull, admiration ·       “you want something else Eddie and you can never have her!” sees truth clearly, confronts Eddie, assertive ·       doesn’t attend wedding, Eddie priority, loyal catherine ·       desperate for eddie to admire skirt, seeks approval ·       “you ever think of oranges and lemons on a tree?” isolated, naiive ·       excited by R an M, longs for eexcitement outside world ·       “enthralled” by song, mezmarised by rodolpho, instant attraction ·       “I didn’t mean that” 49 to R, submissive ·       " you gotta be your own self more." dependant on eddie, childish ·       “oh Catherine – oh, little girl” innocent ·       "Why don't you talk to him, Eddie?’ tries to help, doesn’t understand situation ·       rushes to R after boxing. loyalty shifts ·       marries R despite disapproval, gains indeoendence from child controlled by E to woman ·       “who the hell do you think you are?” assertive, matures, change ·       “This rat!” looses respect for Eddie, Rodolpho most impportant ·       “I never meant to do nothong bad to you” understands situation, blames self alfieri ·       “now we settle for half”, bridge between American law and Street law ·       chorus of greek tragedy, commenting and explaining, unable to change ·       “run its bloody course” foreshadow, in flashback, powerless ·       “I was so powerless to stop it” regret not intervene ·       warns eddie “there is too much love for the niece”, wise, voice of reason ·       “there is only one legal question here” plants idea for Eddie ·       tells Marco “Only God makes justice”, religious morals, against violence rodolpho ·       “he comes around – everybody’s laughin’” different, outcast, sense of humor ·       “he sings, he cooks, he could make dresses”, feminine, contrast to Eddie, conflict ·       “it mildly staggers Rodolpho. Marco rises” physically weaker, Marco protector ·       “I wat to go back to Italy when I am rich” heart in Italy, changes when Catherine ·       “I will not marry you to live in Italy” American dream, marriage for citizenship ·       “if we can tell him we are comrades now” peacekeeper marco ·       “the women wait, Eddie” proud of wife, confident, faithful marriage ·       “you come home earlynow” peacekeeper, parent to R ·       “the chair raised like a weapon over Eddie’s head” warning, physically stronger, violent if necessary ·       “he killed my children” family priority ·       “all the law is not in a book” justice

Eddie ·       tragic hero of play, fatal flaw leads to downfall ·       "a husky, slightly overweight longshoreman." strong, conventional, hard worker ·       “I took out of my own mouth to give to her.” sacrifices for family, love ·       “when am I gonna be a wife again?” difficult marriage ·       welcomes immigrants, generous, follows street law ·       “walking wavy” difficulty expressing, not articulate ·       "the less you trust, the less you be sorry." trust issues ·       “Its after eight” overprotective ·       “he’s stealing from me” possessive ·       Catherine lights cigarette, happy to be tended to ·       "I guess I just never figured... that you would ever grow up.” can’t let go of catherine ·       “he sings, he cooks” suspicious to diferent, single minded, underimes ·       “I don’t know what te hell you’re talkin about!” Alfieri adresses denial, defensive ·       “suddenly kisses him” prove rodolpho gay, assert dominance kiss catherine to show posession ·       street law can’t solve problem, turns to law ·       “I want to report something. Illegal immigrants” last desperate attempt, breaks own code of conduct, Catherine more important than honor, can’t accept wrong ·       "quicker get back a million dollars that was stole than a word that you gave away” understands enormity, consequences ·       “I want my name” image important, want respect ·       looses everything ·       “Eddie, the knife still in his hands, falls to his knees” ·       “my B” truly loves B beatrice ·        “I didn’t even buy a new tablecloth” proud housewife, caring ·       “when am I gonna be a wife again?” difficult marriage, abandoned ·       “I'm just worried about you.", careful not to upset Eddie, knows sensitive, understanding ·       “you’re a grown woman in the same house as a grown man” sees love, addresses lightly ·       "It means you gotta be your own self more." supportive, caring guardian, best intentions, attempt to solve problem ·       “you never think of it, that sardines are swimming in the ocean!” isolated ·       “he’s a good boxer, he could teach you” faithfull, admiration ·       “you want something else Eddie and you can never have her!” sees truth clearly, confronts Eddie, assertive ·       doesn’t attend wedding, Eddie priority, loyal catherine ·       desperate for eddie to admire skirt, seeks approval ·       “you ever think of oranges and lemons on a tree?” isolated, naiive ·       excited by R an M, longs for eexcitement outside world ·       “enthralled” by song, mezmarised by rodolpho, instant attraction ·       “I didn’t mean that” 49 to R, submissive ·       " you gotta be your own self more." dependant on eddie, childish ·       “oh Catherine – oh, little girl” innocent ·       "Why don't you talk to him, Eddie?’ tries to help, doesn’t understand situation ·       rushes to R after boxing. loyalty shifts ·       marries R despite disapproval, gains indeoendence from child controlled by E to woman ·       “who the hell do you think you are?” assertive, matures, change ·       “This rat!” looses respect for Eddie, Rodolpho most impportant ·       “I never meant to do nothong bad to you” understands situation, blames self alfieri ·       “now we settle for half”, bridge between American law and Street law ·       chorus of greek tragedy, commenting and explaining, unable to change ·       “run its bloody course” foreshadow, in flashback, powerless ·       “I was so powerless to stop it” regret not intervene ·       warns eddie “there is too much love for the niece”, wise, voice of reason ·       “there is only one legal question here” plants idea for Eddie ·       tells Marco “Only God makes justice”, religious morals, against violence rodolpho ·       “he comes around – everybody’s laughin’” different, outcast, sense of humor ·       “he sings, he cooks, he could make dresses”, feminine, contrast to Eddie, conflict ·       “it mildly staggers Rodolpho. Marco rises” physically weaker, Marco protector ·       “I wat to go back to Italy when I am rich” heart in Italy, changes when Catherine ·       “I will not marry you to live in Italy” American dream, marriage for citizenship ·       “if we can tell him we are comrades now” peacekeeper marco ·       “the women wait, Eddie” proud of wife, confident, faithful marriage ·       “you come home earlynow” peacekeeper, parent to R ·       “the chair raised like a weapon over Eddie’s head” warning, physically stronger, violent if necessary ·       “he killed my children” family priority ·       “all the law is not in a book” justice

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