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A View from the Bridge: Craft of the Writer “BEATRICE is taking down Christmas decorations and packing them in a box” (stage direction) - Christmas is a happy time for family, and taking down the decorations suggests that Christmas is over, and it is the end of the happiness “Believe me, Eddie; you got a lotta credit comin’ to you” - It is an honourable act. Eddie is respected for taking in Beatrice’s cousins “Justice is very important here” (Alfieri says in the prologue) - Suggests that the characters need for justice leads to the tragedy at the end “You won’t have a friend in the world, Eddie!” - Shows the importance of loyalty in the community of the play Eddie calls Catherine “Madonna.” - Suggests that she is pure and he worships her “He is a real blonde” (Rodolfo) - Suggests that Rodolfo is different, not a stereotypical Italian man (new generation) “Teach me. Rodolfo - Catherine matures, moves away from Eddie and goes towards Rodolfo “My B” – Eddie says when he dies
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2010 for the course ENGLISH 112 taught by Professor Loughlin during the Spring '08 term at The University of British Columbia.

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