How Does Arthur Miller Expect

“And so I mourn him-I admit it-with a certain…alarm”
us to react to the death of Eddie Carbone? In your opinion, does he succeed?
Eddie Carbone, the family guy, not wanting any trouble, just wanting his niece, in more ways than one.
Eddie was a family man, he kept his home nice and he looked after all his family and friends, there was a great respect for him and he was loved by many. Even the people against him, had to love him. He was popular among his friends and colleagues and he was sociable, going bowling with his friends is what his spare time was devoted to, that and his family.
Eddie’s view of his family was loving, he tried to give them everything, and he ...

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he was just oblivious to the fact that Catherine was going to grow up, to love others but him, he couldn’t understand why this had to happen.
Alfieri has a great deal of respect for Eddie, like the other characters in the play.
When Eddie is killed by Marco in a fit of rage, he lies, dying in Beatrice’s arms, only then, does he realize what he’s got, and that’s Beatrice. He shows this by saying;
‘My B.!’
These are Eddie’s last words.
In Act one, Alfieri shares his view of Red Hook. How it used to be a violent town, with lots of fights and deaths, but over the years it has got more pleasant. People look out for each other.
‘I no longer keep a pistol in my filing cabinet.’ Alfieri says this at the start of the play, he used to because he got violent clients, the one way to defend himself was to also have a weapon. But as the town got nicer and more people cared for each other, he found that he didn’t need it and he ...

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high shoes He tells her that she’s walking ‘wavy’. In other words, she’s walking how men will notice, Eddie doesn’t like this, and Catherine doesn’t like it that Eddie doesn’t approve of her. All of this evidence, leads to a suggestion that there’s more there than Uncle-Niece love, it suggests that Eddie has deeper feelings for Catherine. When Beatrice comes in, she is pleased to see Eddie. She knows that Catherine got some important news to tell him about her getting a job. Before Catherine has a chance to tell Eddie her news, he tells them about the cousins arriving, Beatrice is overwhelmed at the thought, she then starts going through ...

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