A View From the Bridge

what are 4 qualities ( charactristics ) of eddie? and what are 4 quotes prove these 4 qualities?

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-self absorbed

-he lives in a vivid fantasy world (ex. calls immigration in a very heavily populated immigrant Italian community and thinks it is fine or he imagines "protecting" Catherine from male suiters and taking her for himself.Oh, Catherine happens to be his niece.)

-Looks out for himself even above family.

-Longs for intimacy but doesn't understand how unnatural his longings are.

It would take me a long time to dig up quotes but here are a few,

Eddie: "Katie you are walkin' wavy! I don't like the looks they're givin you … The heads are turnin' like windmills." (Eddie likes his niece a little too much!)

In the Stage Direction Eddie pins [Rodolpho's] arms, laughing, and suddenly kisses him. Eddie is attracted to Rudolph in his crazy private world?

Eddie: "And then you'll move away. That's life. And you'll come visit on Sundays, then once a month, then Christmas and New Year's, finally." (Eddie is sooo self absorbed, it's all about him!