A View from the Brige
How is it evident from the beginning of the play that it will end in tragedy?
A tragedy within a play script is drama with an unhappy ending but not necessarily death. Without any reference to the play, a tragedy can be a sad event, calamity, serious accident or crime. A View from the Bridge is a tragedy because Eddie has both a serious accident and commits a crime of
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in the next act, also revealing the characters that will be at the centre of the action.
In conclusion there are clues within A View from the Bridge everywhere from the very beginning that tell the reader and audience that the play is a tragedy. There are few moments in the play when the script suggests otherwise with Alfieri and the character's lines building suspense, tension and a sense of their real feelings left unspoken.