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A View from the Bridge

A View from the Bridge


by Arthur Miller

A View from the Bridge Respect and Reputation Quotes

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Act.Line). Every time a character talks counts as one line, even if what they say turns into a long monologue.

Quote #1

Eddie: "I'm ashamed. Paper Doll they call him. Blondie now." (1.543)

Eddie is worried that Rodolfo will ruin his rep with the boys down at the docks.

Quote #2

Eddie: "Katie…if you wasn't an orphan, wouldn't he ask your father's permission before he run around with you like this?" (1.443)

Eddie feels disrespected because his role as father figure has been undermined.

Quote #3

Eddie: "I want my respect!" (2.122)

Eddie says this after he's already turned in Marco and Rodolfo. Is it possible that he's lost respect for himself?

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