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Changes in character in the first act of a view from the bridge

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Introduction

Changes in character in the first act of a view from the bridge By Joshua Smith At the beginning of the play, Eddie is quite easy-going and he is careful not to upset his niece Catherine. When he argues with her, he is the first one to give in " All right, go to work". ...read more.

Middle

Marco goes around like a man". Catherine's character changes a bit after the arrival of Rodolpho. She listens less to what Eddie says and argues more openly. With Rodolpho she has fun and is eager to think the best of him. Before the arrival of Rodolpho, Catherine was doing well with her stenography course but after the arrival of Rodolpho, she is less motivated to practise it and would rather be with him " What happened to the stenography? ...read more.

Conclusion

I don't see her practise no more". Beatrice is apprehensive about her cousins' arrival and seems to have a close relationship with Eddie at the beginning of the play. Eddie and Beatrice drift further and further apart as they clash over Catherine and Rodolpho "Was there ever any fella he liked for you? There wasn't, was there?...he'll say anything....if it was a prince came her for you it would be no different". She is more easy-going than Eddie and just wants the well-being of everyone that she loves. ...read more.

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