Central Themes In Arthur Miller's A View From The Bridge

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What do you regard as the central theme in A View From The Bridge? Arthur miller explores the central theme of human weakness in A View From The Bridge. It revolves around Miller 's main character Eddie Carbone, a longshoreman living in the 1950 's in Brooklyn. His weakness causes tragedy, negative emotions to his family, and himself. Jealousy is a main factor affecting Eddie in different ways. Eddie can 't control his jealousy, so it leads to uncontrollable actions and use of words. At the beginning of the play, Eddie was seen as a caring and sometimes an overprotective guardian, at first when he questioned Catherine "Where you goin ' all dressed up", he commented on her clothes, because he was worried and protective. But as the play progresses the audience start sensing that he had inappropriate feelings towards Catherine, and suddenly, out of nowhere Rodolpho an immigrant from Italy, comes and takes her away from him, hence being jealous from Rodolpho. And Eddie keeps on stating facts about how Rodolpho looks "wacky hair", at this point, Miller makes the audience confused and unsure if Eddie is actually jealous, because they don 't know if he is complementing him or making fun of him. But later on in the play, the audience were sure that he is actually jealous when he was complaining to Alfieri about Rodolpho, Eddie was confessing his thoughts and feelings to a lawyer, he kept on saying negative and bad things such as "This guy ain 't right", suggesting that he wanted

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