Bridge Essay Topics

A View From The Bridge

A View from the Bridge was written by Arthur Miller in 1955. The play is a modern tragedy with some elements of an Aristotelian tragedy. The play is set in the 1950s in the “gullet of New York” which is Red Hook. In this essay I am going to explore if the protagonist, Eddie Carbone, is… View Article

Brookliyn Bridge

Arthur millers a view from the bridge is set in a slum side in red hook, which faces the bay on the seaward side of Brookliyn Bridge in New York. The background to the conflict is built around a working class couple (Eddie and Beatrice Carbone) and their niece (Catharine.) The small “Family” also had… View Article

A view from the bridge

When Arthur Miller first wrote “A View from the Bridge” in 1955 he wrote it as a one act play written in the style of a Greek melodrama. Later, in 1956, he wrote the full length version we know today in modern style. The theme of the Greek tragedy is continued however including historical facts… View Article

A View from the Bridge

Explore how Miller creates dramatic tension at the end of act one. Comment on this scene’s importance to the play overall. ‘A View from the Bridge’ by Arthur Miller explores the complicated lives and relationships between a family living in the slums of New York. This particular play is set in a slum called Red… View Article

A View from the Bridge

Examine the ideas of manliness, hostility and aggression in ‘A View from the Bridge’. How are these ideas connected? In this essay I will examine how the ideas of manliness, hostility and aggression are connected to each other in ‘A View from the Bridge’. The play, itself, is set on red Hook, slum area of Brooklyn in… View Article

A view from the bridge

A View from the Bridge, a play set in 1948, in the slums of New York, is about a man, Eddie Carbone, an illiterate longshoreman, whose journey we follow towards self-discovery with his emotions that unfold. It is said to be a modern version of a Greek tragedy with its powerful speeches and references to… View Article

A View From The Bridge

In the opening scene, it is clear that no detail that Miller writes is accidental. If we look at how the stage is set the “rocker” symbolises that there is someone living in the apartment that likes to be the boss of the apartment. Also the “rocker” symbolises that who ever sits in this chair… View Article

A view from a bridge by Arthur miller

At the beginning of act 2 in “a view from a bridge” Arthur Miller creates tension in a number of ways. The first way Arthur miller creates a sense of drama by using body language eg) Eddie’s arm “jerks slightly in shock” the body language of Eddie is Eddie showing his feelings of disapproval of… View Article

A view from the bridge

This play is one that portrays real life people in real life areas. It is set in a street in the town of Red Hook, a tenement building with a skeletal look to it is the main acting area, showing only the living and dining room which are sparse but still homely. “There is a… View Article

A View From A Bridge

How does Arthur Miller’s portrayal of attitudes to family and law within ‘ A View From A Bridge’ cause conflict throughout the whole of the play? By Francesca Jastrzebska ‘A View From A Bridge’ is the tale of a Sicilian family, who are trying to make a better life for themselves in America. Throughout the… View Article

A View from the Bridge

Discuss the view that when Arthur Miller wrote ‘A View from the Bridge’, he created a tragic play which suggests that true justice does not exist and that the law is often inadequate. You may focus in detail on the Key section we have studied, but do make wider reference. Arthur Miller was born in New… View Article

A View From the Bridge

Analyse the concept of manliness and the way it is represented in Miller’s, ‘A View From the Bridge’. There are many themes contained inside the theatrical drama of ‘A View From The Bridge’. There are also some ideas that add to the drama of the play, keeping the audience suspenseful. The ideas of manliness, hostility and… View Article

A View from the bridge

The play is set in the “Red Hook” district of New York where a Sicilian community has set up, and where ‘respect’ is everything. The play is set in the 1940’s, in the great depression. Eddie Carbone is the main character of the play, and one of Arthur Millers main concerns with him is his psychological… View Article

A view from the Bridge

In these two works the authors invite us to look closely at ‘a woman’s place’ in society. In this essay I am going to look at and discuss the ways in which they present the views of women and the expectations of the society in which they live. The reason why I have chosen to… View Article

A View from the Bridge

A View from the Bridge’ by Arthur Miller is a play describing the affairs of the Brooklyn dockworkers of post war America. The play is as colourful as the lives of those it depicts: it contains aspects of love, hatred, passion, suffering, pain and despair (to name but a few) but what of tragedy? In… View Article