The final revelation shocked and horrified same as

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The final revelation = shocked and horrifiedSame as Hamlet as all the secrets are revealed in the final sceneDramatic response of the characters towards the sensitive topic“To do like that? To a man? Which I put my roof over their head and my foodin their mouth? Like in the Bible? Strangers I never seen in my whole life? To come out of the water and grab a girl for a passport?”- Eddie’s monologueRecaps the story with all his resentment about losing CatherineAnaphoric = series of questions to show his bitterness and denial of responsibilityReference to their Catholic faith = he compares himself to be as kind as God to have let them in“Now gimme my name”- Eddie“Animal! You go on your knees to me!”- MarcoAngry exchange between the characters = neither backing down
Eddie’s emphasis on his reputation and honour = his stubbornnessMarco = stubborn like EddieEddie springs a knife into his hand…raises the knife…lunges with the knife. Marco grabs his arm, turning the blade inward and pressing it home…. Eddie fallsDialogue disintergrates into a brawl with the use of stage directions and sound effect (a great hushed shout goes up from the people)to add to the intense dramaForeshadowed in the earlier part when he peels an appleBy losing his life his unnatural feelings are goneRed Hook returns back to normal = restoration of social orderSituational irony = the knife he wanted to use to kill Marco has been used to kill himselfFull of action = the final confrontation Catharsis = evokes the audience’s horror and pityPhysical fight and death of character(s) = parallel to HamletThe difference is that Hamlet is an epic tragedy with many deaths while AVFTB is much more of a smaller scale within a community with only one deathMy B.!”- EddieTries to repair the relationship with Beatrice- redemptionTragic hero = audience can never lose sympathy with him = his partial redemptionHe has experienced a revelation, realising the error of his waysSense of possession = implies feelings of genuine regret and sadness in being separated from his familyThe lights have gone down, leaving (Alfieri) in a glow, while behind him the dull prayers of the people and the women continue.Use of spotlight to glow around him- heavenly glowSense of hope- marriage of Rodolpho and Catherine = optimism necessaryat the end of a tragery (same as Hamlet when Fortinbras takes charge)Sombre and mournful feelings = funeral effect“He allowed himself to be wholly known and for that I think I will love him more than all my sensible clients. And yet, it is better to settle for half, it must be! And so I mourn him – Iadmit it – with a certain … alarm.”- Alfieri’smonologueRedemption of the tragic hero to help gain back audience’s sympathyEven a reasonable and likable character expresses sympathy with him = toconvince that the audience also should

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