He is a ‘choric’ figure, doing a similar job to the Chorus in an Ancient Greek Tragedy.
“I could see every step coming, step after step, like a dark figure walking down a hall towards a certain door.
In Eddie’s world, he imagines protecting Catherine from marriage or any male relationship and wants her for himself.
While Eddie wavers and switches between communal and state laws and cultures, his motivations do not change.
The Bridge is a play written by the American playwright Arthur Miller, a prominent figure in American Theatre, this Greek tragedy adapted drama was written to emphasize on the themes of incestuous love, jealousy and betrayal.
In simple geographical terms, the ‘bridge’ in the title of the play is the Brooklyn Bridge, the one that spans the East River, between the boroughs of Brooklyn and Manhattan, New York.
He is constantly self-interested, wanting to promote and protect his innocence.
Eddie creates a fictional fantasy world where his irrational decisions make sense—where calling the Immigration Bureau in the middle of an Italian community that prides itself on protecting illegal immigrants has no consequences.
A View From The Bridge is a play written by the American playwright Arthur Miller, a prominent figure in American Theatre.
Eddie Carbone, the tragic protagonist of this modern Greek tragedy is a “Husky, slightly overweighed longshoreman”.