A view from the bridge
By Arthur Miller, the play is a two-act play set in working-class Brooklyn, New York. It is narrated by a lawyer, Alfieri, and revolves around the Carbone family – Eddie, his wife Beatrice and their niece Catherine. The action quickens with the arrival of Beatrice’s cousins, Marco and Rodolpho.
Eddie’s incestuous desire for his niece sets the stage for the unfolding of the tragedy in the play. Eddie’s cunning plan to thwart the romantic interest of Rodolpho comes with a heavy price and this play that contains certain amount of violence. The entire narrative is told by Alfieri, a lawyer.