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What are the themes in Miller's A View from the Bridge?

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I think one of the biggest themes that this play points towards is the recognition of a different code of laws in separate communities that often stands in conflict with the national law. Miller presents us with a world that is full of Italian immigrants, and thus the community operates under a mix of Sicilian and American laws. This "code" is characterised by the protection of illegal immigrants, the importance...

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I'm interested in this question too, but how does Miller show us that Eddiemis complex? And how does he evolve troughout the play?