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  • By Sammie and Ollie and Max
  •  Alfieri can be seen as the person who represents justice and law because he is a lawyer.  Throughout the play, when people obey the law, it can often have bad effects e.g. Vinny Bolzano and when Eddie betrays Marco and Rodolpho.• It can be seen that there is  Alfieri tries to make Marco see that justice when Marco kills his actions may not be just as only Eddie because Eddie has God can judge them: ‘You hear? been dishonourable and Only God makes justice.’ betrayed Marco’s family so Marco believes he had the right to get revenge and stand up for his family.
  •  In the 1950’s when A View From The Bridge was wrote for most people, honour meant more to people than the law. The most dishonourable thing someone could do at this time was to betray someone. Honour is important to Eddie as he says: ‘It’s an honour B, • Eddie thinks that Vinny Bolzano I mean it’ when their cousins is a dishonourable person are about to arrive. Letting because he breaks the code of their family stay with them is honour: ‘A guy do a thing like an honourable thing to do that? How’s he gonna show his even though it is against the face?’ This is ironic because law. Eddie ends up doing the same thing and breaking the code of honour too.
  •  Eddie betrays his family by calling immigration even when Alfieri tells him ‘You wont have a friend in the world, Eddie!’ This shows that Eddie may not care as much about being honourable and how people think of him if it means getting what he wants.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVIckrP56eg It could be seen that Catherine betrays • Marco also betrays Alfieri by Eddie because he has always looked killing Eddie when he said he after her and does whatever he feels is wouldn’t: ‘To promise not to kill is best for her. By dating Rodolpho, Eddie feels that Catherine has betrayed him, not dishonourable’. This shows also because Eddie has not given that honour means more to permission to Rodolpho to date Marco than betraying and lying. Catherine.
  •  ‘No you didn’t have to stoop so low’ ‘It’s an ache I still remember’ ‘I felt so lonely in your company’