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A View from the Bridge

A View from the Bridge


by Arthur Miller

A View from the Bridge: How to Deal With a Couple of Italian Rapscallions Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around A View from the Bridge? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Why is Eddie trying so hard to break up Catherine and Rodolfo?

Because he feels the play needs more conflict
Because he thrives on the unhappiness of others
Because he has feelings for Rodolfo
Because he has feelings for Catherine
Q. What does Eddie do after he comes home drunk?

Kisses Catherine and Beatrice
Kisses Beatrice and Rodolfo
Kisses Catherine and Rodolfo
Sets up a kissing booth in the living room and starts charging a nickel per smooch
Q. Whom does Eddie call?

The police
His parole officer
The immigration office
Q. What does Alfieri do for Marco and Rodolfo?

Gives them plane tickets so they can get out of the country
Bails them out of jail
Offers to scratch their backs if they’ll scratch his. Literally. Alfieri has a very itchy back.
Lets them stay at his house
Q. What happens in the fight between Marco and Eddie?

Marco is pushed off the edge of the dock and drowns
Eddie is impaled on his own knife
Alfieri breaks things up before anyone gets seriously hurt
You’ll have to watch it on Pay-Per-View this Saturday night to find out