The Brooklyn Bridge Quotes in A View from the Bridge
The A View from the Bridge quotes below all refer to the symbol of The Brooklyn Bridge. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page and citation info for the quotes below refers to the Penguin Classics edition of A View from the Bridge published in 2009.).
Act 1 Quotes
But this is Red Hook, not Sicily. This is the slum that faces the bay on the seaward side of Brooklyn Bridge. This is the gullet of New York swallowing the tonnage of the world. And now we are quite civilized, quite American.