Essays Tagged: "Eddie"

Explore the Meaning of the Play's Title: "A View from the Bridge"

ers, Catherine's bridge between girl and woman, a bridge between two worlds (America and Italy) and Eddie's change of character.Alfieri is an outsider, his view is 'from the bridge'; he comments on Ed ... e whole story that afternoon...I could see every step coming." (p50)This is what Alfieri says after Eddie comes to see him. He is the narrator and is quite similar to the chorus in a Greek Tragedy.Cha ...

(2 pages) 80 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Eddie Vedder is a Vampire?

t first he may seem to be just your average angst ridden lead man for a popular rock and roll band, Eddie Vedder, the vocalist and lyricist for Pearl Jam, may very well be a vampire. Although it is im ... rs, and so it is unclear as to how much of this applies to real vampires, and how much is pure myth.Eddie's vampiric tendencies became apparent in the lyrics to "Versus", Pearl Jam's second album. Pea ...

(7 pages) 48 1 3.4 Jul/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

To What Extent Is Eddie Responsible For His Own Death In 'A View From A Bridge'?

In this essay, I hope to prove that Eddie Carbone, the principal male character in this play, is to some extent responsible for his own ... involvement with the time, place, and situation in which he died. Factors which may have influenced Eddie's opinions of certain circumstances will also be explored, such as social and historical backg ... een characters, relationships, fate and destiny, tragedy, and mirroring of Arthur Miller's own life.Eddie Carbone was brought up in early twentieth-century Red Hook, a neighbourhood in Brooklyn. Brook ...

(10 pages) 89 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Eddie's fate. Is eddies fate as inevitable as Alfieri suggests?

"I knew where he was heading, I knew where he was going to end"Is Eddie's fate as inevitable as Alfieri suggests?Right from the start of A View From The Bridge, durin ... pening, but is also a very important character in the play itself. Alfieri seems to know more about Eddie's situation than any of the other characters in the play. Right from the start he senses Eddie ... ddies feelings for Catherine, and throughout seems to know more about what is happening than any of Eddies family.There are many things that contribute to Eddie's fate. I feel that the suppression of ...

(6 pages) 49 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This Essay was assigned for my honors class and has to explain the stories irriversible decision and their consequences.

a family in Brooklyn. Arthur Miller at first makes life seem simple and easy in their little home. Eddie is the compassionate uncle who cares for his niece and his wife Beatrice. Like anyone that liv ... compassionate uncle who cares for his niece and his wife Beatrice. Like anyone that lives together Eddie and Catherine have their small fights and disagreements but, usually work things out together. ...

(4 pages) 25 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Arthur Miller.

theme. In both his main scenes as a Lawyer he says how, "His eyes were like tunnels," referring to Eddie.In most of Alfieri's scenes he develops the action, moving time forwards and setting the new t ... udience wouldn't be able to find out what the characters were thinking. This is especially true for Eddie, who is not very articulate, "But I'm telling' you, you're walkin'wavy." Whilst in the Lawyers ...

(6 pages) 39 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Doom and Staging from 'A View From A Bridge'

elieve that he is Arthur Miller's mouthpiece and he moves the action that Miller has once witnessed.Eddie Carbone is then introduced as a 'slightly overweight longshoreman´ and we see straight a ... an 18-year old who, because of her mother's death is living with her Aunt Beatrice and her husband, Eddie. Eddie has taken upon himself to be a father to Catherine and to give her the very best in lif ...

(15 pages) 38 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

'A View from the Bridge' by Arthur miller, Explore the significance of a selected section of the play,explore how it relates to the social and historical context.

The scene, in which Eddie first goes to Alfieri to investigate whether anything can be done to get rid of Rodolopho, thi ... thing can be done to get rid of Rodolopho, this is significant to the play, as it is the first time Eddie has openly expressed his dislike for Rodolpho. The play is designed to shock the 1950's audie ... iberately places a soliloquy at the beginning of the scene; it almost gives you a different view on Eddie, which presents an alternative view on the character of Eddie for the audience. "My first tho ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How does Arthur Miller Capture and Sustain the Audience's Attention Through the Relationships Portrayed in 'A View from the Bridge.'

One of the main characters is Catherine, who is 17 and lives with her aunt and uncle, Beatrice and Eddie. Rodolfo and Marco are Beatrice's cousins' who have come over from Italy as illegal immigrants ... storylines together, e.g.Catherine -"You like sugar?"Rodolfo -"Sugar? Yes! I like sugar very much!"EDDIE is downstage, watching as she pours a spoonful of sugar into his cup, his face puffed with tro ...

(3 pages) 40 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Choose 3 moments of heightened drama in the play 'A View from the Bridge'. Explain how Arthur Miller builds up dramatic tension and where you think the sympathies of the audience lie.

hair, Miller gradually builds up dramatic tension and it only really starts to get interesting when Eddie proposes the idea to Rodolpho that he should learn how to box 'You ever do any boxing?........ ... ime the atmosphere is tense after the discussion about Rodolpho and Catherine staying out too late. Eddie is in a strange, elated mood and is talking about boxing to Marco and Rodolpho. The scene sudd ...

(7 pages) 60 2 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Discussion of the representation of masculinity in the Arthur Miller's 'A View From the Bridge', considering the extent to which the male characters are more acted upon than acting.

lent theme in Arthur Miller's A View From The Bridge. The four leading male characters in the play; Eddie, Rodolpho, Marco and Alfieri; each play different roles and different types of men. Miller has ... rom The Bridge are not acting, but being acted upon.The main character in A View From The Bridge is Eddie. He is forty years of age, slightly overweight and is described as "husky". The huskiness used ...

(7 pages) 40 0 1.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Hustler". Essay based upon the original hustler movie. Compares how evil and suffering is displayed throughout the movie.

the time it resulting either in the hurt or suffering of someone. In the movie The Hustler, "Fast" Eddie Felson turns to alcohol and the temptation of successful name in the billiard world and an eas ... ion elevates with the presence of Bert Gordon, who actually represents pure evil in the movie. Once Eddie hits rock bottom does he realize the degree of evil he has been participating in, and attempts ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Book Review of "The Five People You Meet in Heaven"

in heaven" by Mitch Albom, you will understand everything!The story starts with the main character Eddie's last 50 min on earth. How interesting is that! He dies while trying to save a girl from a fa ... five people, some he knew, some are strangers to him. Each of them explained the why's and how's of Eddie's life and taught him a lesson.I think this novel is a great success. Although most stories ha ...

(2 pages) 64 2 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How does Miller make the opening scene of Act 2 of "A View from the Bridge" dramatic?

"A View from the Bridge" is set in Brooklyn in the 1950s. It is about the Carbone family, Eddie, his wife Beatrice and her orphaned niece Catherine. Beatrice cousin's Marco and Rodolpho migr ... pens. He introduces the action; he enables the action to move from scene to scene. He tries to help Eddie by making him understand what's, right and wrong. Alfieri also helps the audience to understan ...

(4 pages) 26 0 5.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The "Falseness" of the American Dream in Arthur Miller's Writing

by Arthur Miller in A View from the Bridge when families turn on each other to protect themselves. Eddie, like Joe in All My Sons, believes that achieving the American Dreamis being successful financ ... elieves that achieving the American Dreamis being successful financial and protecting one's family. Eddie believes that his wife's cousins who are living with him, illegal immigrant from Italy, are a ...

(13 pages) 28 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"Jeremy" Pearl Jam

C.D.'s ever written. Pearl Jam, a band that consists of Dave Krusen on drums, Jeff Ament on Basses, Eddie Vedder on Vocals, Mike McCready on Lead Guitars, and Stone Gossard on Guitars, was formed in 1 ... d the second was a very emotionally charged song entitled "Jeremy." "Jeremy" is a song that Eddie wrote while in a hotel room in Texas. He picked up a newspaper and saw an article about a 16-y ...

(5 pages) 2374 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

How does Miller Dramatize the Downfall of Eddie Carbone?

A pivotal moment is when Eddie rings the immigration bureau as when Catherine finds out that he has betrayed the immigrants s ... he immigration bureau as when Catherine finds out that he has betrayed the immigrants she stares at Eddie in 'a realized horror' and is furious at him for doing this. The next time she sees Eddie she ... , from this the audience can see that Catherine has absolutely grown up and no longer worries about Eddie's opinions.Rodolfo is a crucial character as his arrival is what makes Catherine change. Beatr ...

(9 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Do I dare disturb the universe? T.S Eliot

m and watched the scrawny, thin-faced man who had stood up and was staring back at him. The man was Eddie Jones, a small-time bookie who, Smith knew, always carried his assets in his pocket."Who are y ... ip;!" he trailed off, noticing the gun Smith held in his hands.Smith drew his gun and leveled it at Eddie. He knew what would happen next with crystal clarity, he had everything planned. He had killed ...

(5 pages) 11 1 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Honour and justice are two very important issues in the play "A View From the Bridge" by Arthur Miller, how does the author present these issues through the characters and action in the play?

rable is to be respected. If you do anything dishonourable, you lose respect. That is why Marco and Eddie are so keen to protect their names and reach a 'just' conclusion. Codes of honour bind familie ... next part where we see clear evidence of the importance of honour in the Red Hook community is when Eddie tells Beatrice, "It's an honour, B. I mean it."(p…..) when discussing the imminent arriva ...

(4 pages) 4313 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom - Book Report

n their lives and learn about the meaning of life. This story starts off with its protagonist named Eddie, an amusement park mechanic, who dies while trying to save a little girl. Eddie goes to heaven ... re where he is made aware and learned that he had a purpose in his life from the five people he met.Eddie had worked as a mechanic, fixing rides for his whole life while he was under depression. His d ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American